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A Rose by Any Other Name (The English Roses #4)

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This year's school play is Romeo and Juliet, and the English Roses can'twait to get involved! Every girl knows what part she wants to play, whether it be on stage or behind the scenes. But the Roses are thrown for a loop when Grace is cast in the lead, and Charlotte is her understudy. Will the big green monster get in the way of their friendship?

Book Details: Format: Hardc
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 13th 2007 by Puffin Books
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Mar 21, 2013 Rosemarie rated it it was amazing
I did not realize that this was a chapter book for older kids (8 and up) when I ordered it. I have read all of Madonna's children's picture books and liked them. I thought this was a continuation of that, but the book is smaller in size and 125 pages. There is still the same great artwork found in the original English Roses - some in black & white and even a few in color. I love the illustration style of artist Jeffrey Fulvimari. I also love the idea of a series of stories for older kids bas ...more
Oct 17, 2011 Yeva rated it it was amazing
I chose this book for the nice cover and how there is so many flowers on it. This book is about five best friends who are called the English roses and they have a play and Charlotte and Grace both want to be Juliet. Then at the end Grace was Juliet but she breaks her leg and Charlotte has to fill in. My favorite quote from the book was "and so is Charlotte, for that is exactly what she felt when she woke up one fine, sunny, unseasonably warm autumn morning". I like that quote because it sounds n ...more
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Apr 17, 2016 Slow Man rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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People who grew up listening to True Blue album knows that song Grace sang during the audition. Yes it has caught me by surprise. I remember reading the sleeve cover that she dedicated the album to her then husband Mr Sean Penn. I digress.

So in book 4, the girls are excited about their year eight play especially Charlotte but she was super jealous when her best friend Grace got the part of playing Juliet instead. So we have the jealousy theme here. Sadly, it is not as funny. I was waiting for a
Jul 26, 2010 Regan rated it liked it
This book was all about drama, friends and other typical girl problems. If you are having these problems, I really recommend this book, because will give you the awnsers to your situations. Its like having a friend that understands all the way.
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May 02, 2013 Awais Vaid rated it it was amazing
This is awasome
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Apr 06, 2010 Ashley Moreno rated it it was amazing
cute.I liked it.
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Jul 31, 2011 Amanda Patterson rated it liked it
I was skeptical when these books began to arrive for review. I have to admit that she actually writes quite well.Madonna seems to make a success of everything she does.
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Nov 01, 2009 Maddie hillis rated it really liked it
It was OK , not my favorite. OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK.
Nov 28, 2011 Koqua rated it it was ok
i liked it. Grace was really nice to pretend her knee was hurt so Charlette can play Juilet.
Erica Kang
Mar 31, 2014 Erica Kang rated it it was amazing
As I keep reading this series in school holidays, I miss all my friends ;( I always love stories about best friends!!!! I love this series!!
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Dec 30, 2011 Tessa Serfillippi rated it really liked it
i love the series to these books and i hope you all do to
Jun 12, 2008 Peas rated it it was amazing
well i have lots of books to read right now so i`m gonna wait! ...more
Mar 19, 2008 krystal marked it as to-read
i havent read this book yet but i have read the first one and i cant wait to read this one
Julianni Mendez
i just got this book today i really love it im planning to complete my collection to read all the books
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Mar 10, 2016 Rose Anderson rated it liked it
Another lesson in defeating that old green-eyed monster with the indomitable quintet.
Is this a somewhat enjoyable story?
Is it a somewhat clíchéd story?

If you like stories of friendship, jealousy and theatre shows, this story might just be for you.
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