And Nothing but the Truth

And Nothing but the Truth

Book - 2012
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Kit Pearson's endearing heroine from The Whole Truth, Polly, is now thirteen and following in her sister's footsteps to a boarding school in Victoria. The adjustment is difficult--all those rules!--and Polly often escapes into her dreams of becoming an artist. At least her family is intact again, and there are no more dark and difficult secrets to be kept hidden . . . that is, until her teenage sister, Maud, makes a dramatic confession. Will Polly be able to keep this new secret? Will it tear her family apart again?

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, 2012
ISBN: 9781554688548
Branch Call Number: JUV FIC Pea

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pavank
Jul 23, 2013

Oh my gosh! This is an awesome novel! Whoever is reading this should totally read this book because it is an interesting and fun book to read! But I would never go to boarding school! Anyways, I think this is my favorite book I have ever read! You should read it! You won't be sorry!

Jacksparrow69 May 11, 2013

kit pearson is great if your thinking about reading this book do

BPLNextBestKids Nov 21, 2012

Polly is thirteen and goes to boarding school which she absolutely hates, especially since her sister used to go there and everyone loved her. The one thing she does enjoy though is her weekly art class. If she can only suffer through a few more months, then she'll tell her grandma that she isn't going back...after all she did only promise to try it out for one year. Polly's life however starts to turn upside down when her Dad meets another woman, grandma and dad still don't talk, and her sister tells her a heart wrenching secret. This book deals with a lot of emotional and sensitive issues, especially for the time era of the 1960's. reviewed by BPL staff IB.

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Jul 23, 2013

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Jul 23, 2013

In the fall of 1935, Polly, now almost 13, is sent against her will to Victoria to attend St. Winifred's School for Girls. Polly hates boarding school as much as she expects to, and is suffused with homesickness for her happy life with Noni, her beloved grandmother, on Kingfisher Island. The only good thing about boarding school is Special Art. Polly's growing desire to become an artist is nourished by her art teacher and a magical visit to Emily Carr. A conflict develops within Polly about whether to continue at school because of her art, or to refuse to go back. An even larger dilemma is when Maud reveals an enormous secret that threatens to destroy both girls' relationship with Noni.

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Jul 23, 2013

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the person who'll get me a book I ain't read.

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