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The liars of Mariposa Island

Author: Jennifer Mathieu
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Every year, summer begins when the Callahans arrive on Mariposa Island. That's when Elena Finney gets to escape her unstable, controlling mother by babysitting for their two children. And the summer of 1986 promises to be extra special when she meets J.C., the new boy in town, whose kisses make Elena feel like she's been transported to a new world. Joaquin Finney can't imagine why anyone would want to come to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Mathieu
ISBN: 9781626726338 1626726337
OCLC Number: 1065346745
Description: 341 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Mathieu.

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"Every year, summer begins when the Callahans arrive on Mariposa Island. That's when Elena Finney gets to escape her unstable, controlling mother by babysitting for their two children. And the summer of 1986 promises to be extra special when she meets J.C., the new boy in town, whose kisses make Elena feel like she's been transported to a new world. Joaquin Finney can't imagine why anyone would want to come to Mariposa Island. He just graduated from high school and dreams about going to California to find his father and escape his mother's manipulation. The Liars of Mariposa Island follows siblings Elena and Joaquin, with flashbacks to their mother's experience as a teenage refugee fleeing the Cuban revolution" --

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