The Swap

The Swap

eBook - 2014
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This smart and funny twist on Freaky Friday is perfect for fans of Wendy Mass, Jerry Spinelli, and Jon Scieszka.With one random wish, Jack and Ellie are living life in each other's shoes. He's her. And she's him. ELLIE assumed popular guys didn't worry about body image, being perfect, or talking to girls, but acting like you're cool with everything is tougher than it looks.JACK thought girls had it easy--no fights with bullies, no demanding dads, no power plays--but facing mean girls at sleepovers and getting grilled about your period is way harder than taking a hit to the face at sports practice.Now they're dealing with each other's middle school dramas--locker room teasing, cliques, video game battles, bra shopping, and a slew of hilariously awkward moments--until they hopefully switch back! Told in both Jack's and Ellie's voices, The Swap offers a fresh and honest take on tween friendship, all while exploring more serious themes of...
Publisher: 2014.
ISBN: 9780062311719
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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oscar89 Dec 11, 2016

Very enjoyable to read. It's a twist on a familiar idea, but it stands out. This is one of those books for younger people that adults can enjoy as well. The characters are realistic and very likable. I found this in the library by accident but am glad to have read it.

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SkvU
Oct 08, 2016

This is such a good book. I enjoyed reading it so much. The characters are all amazing!!!!!! I liked the ending it surprised me, but I was kinda hoping that Ellie and Jack would become boyfriend and girlfriend, but it was still a good book!!! I am also hoping to buy it next time I go to a book store!!!!!!

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americanemily98
Sep 30, 2016

I love this book!! I made sure to buy it as soon as it came out in paperback! It's so funny, relatable, touching, and cute! You can go through a lot of books and have quite a many be less than ideal. This is one of the few that fit into the 'super awesome' category! I remember not wanting to put it down and absolutely falling in love with the characters. READ THIS BOOK. You won't regret it!!

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afbooker
Aug 09, 2016

Soooooooo good! I read this twice, taking me only a day to read it each time. I love it, one of the best books ever.

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udon13
May 10, 2016

this is totally the best book ever...it's a very nice book...I would read it again....you have to read it

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geonrose
May 10, 2016

Believable (mostly), great male characters, feel good story, excellent sports writing, fun and funny, hard to put down. Happy ending. Great for all ages.

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mJoel96
Aug 04, 2015

I liked this book.... pretty good set up and plot. Only thing I didn't like was how.... unrealistic the boys were. It makes them seem completely fake. Its probably just because it is a female writer that it seems to be from a female perspective even when Jack is narrating.

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red_elephant_3091
Jul 27, 2015

I really liked this book, but I didn't like the plot twist at the end.

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blue_dolphin_4400
Nov 15, 2014

This is one of the best books I have ever read! It really gives you a look at life in two very different perspectives.

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Jun 20, 2015

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Nov 15, 2014

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Priscilla_Chua
Jun 27, 2015

"Play like you're in first, train like you're in second"

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