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Verbena Colter knows she's bad news. Trouble from the get-go. How could she not be, with parents like hers? Her mother practically pickled her before she was even born, leaving Verbie to struggle with the effects of fetal alcohol syndrome. And her father was just plain mean.

Verbie wishes she could be somebody, anybody other than who she is. Enter Pooch, a flatlander boy visiting for the summer. When Pooch and his mom rent the house next door, Verbie takes the opportunity to be someone else entirely. And what starts out as a game leads Verbie into a surprising and heartwarming journey of self-discovery.

©2010 Sarah Weeks (P)2011 Listening Library

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I love simple as it seems😃

It is very interesting because you never really knew what was going on because you always standing on your heels like what's going to happen next what's going to happen next it's just so very very entertaining and if you like I'm in the book myself and I really think all you people out there will enjoy it because it's just a great book that the mystery of how they become best friends and then they get angry at each other but still figure it out it's just still touches my heart and I love it I hope you get it.