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- ISBN: 9780062291745
- ISBN: 0062291742
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
- Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
Life has changed for Ivy Emerson: her family has lost their home, and with it has gone her allowance, cell phone, and pretty bedroom. She's just trying to keep anyone at school from knowing what's going on at home, which might be even harder than she realized as the bad boy next door starts getting in the way.
When Ivy Emerson's family loses their house--complete with her beloved piano--the fear of what's to come seizes her like a bad case of stage fright. Forced to give up her allowance, her cell phone, and the window seat in her lilac-colored bedroom, Ivy moves with her family from her affluent neighborhood to Lakeside, aka "the wrong side of the tracks." Hiding the truth from her friends--and the cute new guy in school, who may have secrets of his own--seems like a good idea at first. But when the bad-boy-next door threatens to ruin everything, Ivy's carefully crafted lies begin to unravel . . . and there is no way to stop them.Once things get to the breaking point, Ivy turns to her music, some surprising new friends, and the trusting heart of her disabled little brother. And she may be surprised that not everyone is who she thought they were . . . including herself.
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Decoding demand: 97 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 91 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
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