Runaway Twin

Runaway Twin

Book - 2011
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Thirteen-year-old Sunny, accompanied by a stray dog, takes advantage of a windfall to travel from her Nebraska foster home to Enumclaw, Washington, to find the twin sister from whom she was separated at age three.
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2011
ISBN: 0142418498 (pbk.)
9780142418499 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: J KEHRET
Characteristics: 197 pages ; 20 cm

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pynchons
Oct 18, 2017

The book Runaway Twin, published in 2009, is an exciting story about a teenage girl named Sunny Skyland, who goes on a journey to find her twin sister, Starr. Sunny has been yearning to be reunited with Starr ever since they were separated when they were three years old.
Sunny finds a bag of money that someone dropped, and she runs away to go from her foster home in Nebraska to Enumclaw, Washington, where she and Starr lived before they got separated. Along the way, she adopts a stray dog she found and names him Snickers. After going through many obstacles, such as a huge tornado, Sunny finally makes it to her long-lost sister's house, only to be confronted with another completely different problem.
This book is a very good book; the main characters are all very well described. The book is also in first-person point of view, so the reader can see how Sunny thinks. For example, Sunny is obviously very determined; even a tornado can't stop her from finding Starr. Snickers is also a very important part of the story; he is very loyal and obedient to Sunny, and even though there were a lot of problems because Snickers is a dog, Sunny does keep him. Runaway Twin also kept my interest very well; in the book there's a good mix of description and action, and the book is very exciting. It's also suspenseful, and the reader wants to know what happens after Sunny finds Starr.
Again, Runaway Twin is a very good book, and I highly recommend it for ages 9-13.

olive_lion_9 Jul 11, 2013

Good book. I would recommend it to some people who are intrested in mystery.

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stacyorb
Jul 06, 2011

This book was okay... It had a good plot/story, but the author didn't do that great of a job. It only took me 2 days to read it. Also, the end is kind of disappointing, but not for the reason you'd think it is ;) Read this if you have some free time/nothing better to do, but there's better books out there... waaayyyyy better. Then again...I'm only a 13-year-old girl. Hope that helped!! :) <3

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Feb 15, 2015

olive_elk_15 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

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Oct 29, 2011

mansimg thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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