Runaway Twin

Runaway Twin

Book - 2009
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A unique story of separated twins and the unexpected consequences of their reunion.

Sunny Skyland longs to be reunited with her twin sister, Starr. With only an old photograph, taken a few days before the girls were separated at age three, to guide her, Sunny begins the cross-country journey that she has dreamed of during her ten years in various foster homes. Sunny manages to locate her twin, only to be faced with a whole new challenge.

Award-winning author Peg Kehret combines suspense and action with reflections on the true meaning of family as Sunny learns that sometimes we must let go of our dreams in order to embrace a different, better future.

Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780525421771
Branch Call Number: J KEH


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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.

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

Oct 29, 2011

mansimg thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over


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