Jacob Have I Loved
ISBN: 0064470598
EAN13: 9780064470599
Language: English
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 4.00" W
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Publisher: Harperteen
Book Overview
I was proud of my sister, but that year, something began to rankle beneath the pride. Louise has had enough of her twin sister. Caroline is beautiful. Caroline is talented. Caroline is better. Growing up on the small island of Rass in Chesapeake Bay, Caroline seems to do nothing but take from Louise: their parents' love, Louise's chances for an education, her dreams for the future. They have spent their lives entwined -- sleeping in the same room, eating at the same table, learning in the same classroom -- and yet somehow nothing can bring them together. Louise's only hope lies in seeking a place for herself beyond the stretch of Rass's shores and her sister's shadow. What will it take for her to break free? The remarkable Newbery-winning classic about a painful sibling rivalry, and one sister's struggle to make her own way.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover I was proud of my sister, but that year, something began to rankle beneath the pride. Louise has had enough of her twin sister. Caroline is beautiful. Caroline is talented. Caroline is better. Growing up on the small island of Rass in Chesapeake Bay, Caroline seems to do nothing but take from Louise: their parents' love, Louise's chances for an education, her dreams for the future. They have spent their lives entwined -- sleeping in the same room, eating at the same table, learning in the same classroom -- and yet somehow nothing can bring them together. Louise's only hope lies in seeking a place for herself beyond the stretch of Rass's shores and her sister's shadow. What will it take for her to break free?