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Horvath, Polly.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2001
IL 5-8, RL 5.9
ISBN 0374322368
Eleven-year-old Primrose Squarp loves living in Cold Harbour, British Columbia.  Her favorite restaurant is called The Girl on the Red Swing where every meal comes served on a waffle.  When her parents are lost at sea, the one thing that Primrose clings to is her mother's recipe book.  She doesn't believe her parents are dead but it is hard to convince anyone else of this.  As she is moved from home to home, she decides to learn to cook and adds to her mother's book as she learns recipes.  Meet the quirky people of this small fishing village through the eyes of young Primrose.  Sit back and enjoy some butterscotch chow mein noodle cookies while you read. (Recipe to follow).
SUBJECTS:     Self-reliance -- Fiction.
                        Uncles -- Fiction.
                        Parent and child -- Fiction.
                        Foster home care -- Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        British Columbia -- Fiction.


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