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The discombobulated life of Summer Rain / Julie Lamb.

By: Lamb, Julie, 1963- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 245 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780994123701 ; 0994123701.Subject(s): Families -- Children's fiction | Country life -- Children's fiction | Friendship -- Children's fiction | Girls -- Children's fiction | Grandparent and child -- Children's fiction | Individuality -- Chilcren's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.Summary: "Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It's how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school lunches ever. So why does Juanita suddenly want to be her friend? Juanita's not her type, she has real sandwiches in her lunchbox, and does nice things like saving greyhounds and sticking up for people." First person recount.
List(s) this item appears in: NZ Childrens Book Awards 2017 | Hawera Reading Vine
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Junior Fiction Eltham LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction LAMB (Browse shelf) Available i2167135
Junior Fiction Ōpūnake LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction LAMB (Browse shelf) Available i2168374
Junior Fiction Stratford
Children's
Children's Fiction LAM (Browse shelf) Available (Available) A00799729
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Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It's how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school lunches ever. So why does Juanita suddenly want to be her friend? Juanita's not her type, she has real sandwiches in her lunchbox, and does nice things like saving greyhounds and sticking up for people. And then Pop gets himself a dangerous girlfriend with a mysterious past. Summer has to do something. Apple works in the crystal shop and knows a thing or two about love potions - can she brew an un-love potion? Juanita's keen to help. But what if she discovers all the other embarrassing stuff - what if she finds out... everything?

Novel for children.

"Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It's how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school lunches ever. So why does Juanita suddenly want to be her friend? Juanita's not her type, she has real sandwiches in her lunchbox, and does nice things like saving greyhounds and sticking up for people." First person recount.

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