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Fresh Off the Boat

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Dear Peaches,

America is PERFECT! I love it here. I wish you could come visit — we could go shopping on Market Street and you could meet all my new friends. . . .

Okay, so Vicenza isn't being totally honest with Peaches, her best friend back in Manila. But what fun is it being the new girl at snooty Grosvernor High? Or rooting through the Salvation Army for unholey cashmere sweaters? Or having culture-shocked, embarrassingly clueless parents? Maybe being Claude Caligari's ignored geometry partner is sort of fun, but Vicenza would rather be his girlfriend . . . or at least his date to the annual fancy-schmancy Soirée d'Hiver.

But Vicenza won't be friendless, fashionless, or "fresh off the boat" for long — it's only a matter of time before she sees what's right before her eyes and her luck begins to change.


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Publisher: HarperTeen

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780062015518
  • Release date: June 1, 2010

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780062015518
  • File size: 702 KB
  • Release date: June 1, 2010

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OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5
Lexile® Measure:840
Interest Level:6-12(MG+)
Text Difficulty:3-5

Dear Peaches,

America is PERFECT! I love it here. I wish you could come visit — we could go shopping on Market Street and you could meet all my new friends. . . .

Okay, so Vicenza isn't being totally honest with Peaches, her best friend back in Manila. But what fun is it being the new girl at snooty Grosvernor High? Or rooting through the Salvation Army for unholey cashmere sweaters? Or having culture-shocked, embarrassingly clueless parents? Maybe being Claude Caligari's ignored geometry partner is sort of fun, but Vicenza would rather be his girlfriend . . . or at least his date to the annual fancy-schmancy Soirée d'Hiver.

But Vicenza won't be friendless, fashionless, or "fresh off the boat" for long — it's only a matter of time before she sees what's right before her eyes and her luck begins to change.


Expand title description text