Being Sloane Jacobs

Being Sloane Jacobs

Book - 2014
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Sloane Emily Jacobs and Sloane Devon Jacobs, from very different worlds but both with problem families, meet in in Montreal where they will stay in the same hotel while attending camp, one for figure skating, the other for ice hockey.
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385741798
0385741790
Branch Call Number: YF MOR NVD
Characteristics: 330 pages ; 22 cm

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emilyswartzer
Mar 18, 2014

One word: adorable. I don't usually go for contemporary, but this one caught my eye. I'm pretty glad it did. Sloane Emily Jacobs just wants to get away from her rich-girl reporter-filled life. And of course, figure skating. After messing up in finals three years ago, this is supposed to be her big comeback. But who wants her to do this? Her? Or her Mother? Sloane Devon Jacobs is a tough-as-nails hockey player who thinks figure skating is a joke. After a fight, she's being shipped off to hockey camp to avoid being benched for the first games of the season. The thing is, she doesn't think she can keep at it. She's been choking lately, and can't make a single shot. So when the girls meet the night before their respective camps, they realize: When would we ever get the chance to do this again? And so they switch. Sloane E. Jacobs goes to hockey camp and Sloane D. Jacobs goes to figure skating camp. I thought this was a cute, quirky novel that was just fun to read. I would recommend it, but to who, I'm not sure yet.

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violet_bear_1007 Jun 25, 2015

violet_bear_1007 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 22

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GabrielaB9
Jul 14, 2016

This book is about two girls with the same name who switch places. Both of them are not very happy with the things going on in there lives and so they thought that by being another person they could simply run away from their problems. Little did they know they could not have been more wrong.

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