A Little Wanting Song

A Little Wanting Song

Paperback - 2011
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One Australian summer, two very different sixteen-year-old girls--Charlie, a talented but shy musician, and Rose, a confident student longing to escape her tiny town--are drawn into an unexpected friendship, as told in their alternating voices.
Publisher: New York : Ember, 2011, c2010
Edition: First Ember edition
ISBN: 9780375854491
Characteristics: 265 pages ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Chasing Charlie Duskin


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Oct 30, 2013

In my book, this marvelous novel earned its full five stars. If you've read Melina Marchetta and are wondering, "What next?", this one won't disappoint. It covers many of the same topics as "Saving Francesca" - dealing with grief/depression in family members, finding friends (and more-than-friends) in surprising places, and learning to stand up for oneself. Best of all, it does so in a way that's not preachy, but that feels completely natural.

And no, I'm not getting paid to write this. It was just a great book.

May 18, 2011

AMAZING!!!! This book is one of my favorites, it tells the truth about people.

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