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Learning to swim: A memoir
Learning to swim A memoir
Author: Ann Warren Turner
Unfolding in a series of exquisite narrative poems, this is the haunting true story of a tragic summer in a young girl's life. Annie is supposed to be having a carefree summer -- but instead she must face the unwanted advances of an older boy in the neighborhood, who threatens her if she tells. It isn't until Annie's mother pries out the secre...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439153102
ISBN-10: 0439153107
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 113
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2.7 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Signature
Book Type: Unknown Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
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Eh. Seems like she's trying to be like Hopkins or Sones. And failing IMO. I wouldn't hand this to anyone male or older than preteen. That leaves out a lot of readers.
I don't think I've ever read a faster book. I lit a cigarette when I started this book and I was finished the book first. And I'm not talking about some super long, spage-age, blunt like cigarette. A regular Newport.
Not really worth the $4.99 it states it costs on the back if you ask me. There are much better books to be read...
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The plot was good, but I just wasn't a big fan on how it was written.