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Cavanaugh, Nancy.


New York : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2013 

IL 5-8, RL 5.0

ISBN 1402281064

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“If only getting a new life were as easy as getting a new notebook. But it's not. It's the first day of school for all the kids in the neighborhood. But not for me. I'm homeschooled. That means nothing new. No new book bag, no new clothes, and no friends – old or new. The best I've got is this notebook. I'm supposed to use it for my writing assignments, but my dad never checks. Here's what I'm really going to use it for: Ratchet's Top Secret Plan Project Goal: turn my old, recycled, freakish, friendless, motherless life into something shiny and new. This year, I'm going make something change.” (South Carolina Children's Book Award nominee, 2015  Prepared by: Cynthia Collins, Dewey L. Carter Elementary School,

SUBJECTS:     Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.

                        Home schooling -- Fiction.

                        Environmental protection -- Fiction.

                        Self-acceptance -- Fiction.

                        Diaries -- Fiction.

                        Diary fiction.

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