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Switched at Birthday

Switched at Birthday

By Natalie Standiford   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545346504 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.76" x 8.58" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545633772 Ebook
240 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

What if your birthday wish turned you into someone else?

Lavender and Scarlet are nothing alike. Scarlet is tall, pretty, and popular — the star of the soccer team and the queen of the school. Lavender is . . . well, none of these things. Her friends aren't considered cool, her hair is considered less than uncool, and her performance at the recent talent show is something nobody will ever forget — even though she really, really wants it to be forgotten.

There's only one thing Lavender and Scarlet know for sure they have in common: the same birthday.

They've never had parties together. They've never swapped presents. But this year, because of two wishes that turned all too true, they are about to swap something much bigger than presents. Because the morning after their birthdays, Lavender is going to wake up in Scarlet's body . . . and Scarlet is going to make up in Lavender's. But in order to change back, they're going to have to figure out how to be someone completely opposite of who they ordinarily are.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Switched at Birthday:

"A characteristically insightful tale that affirms the importance of true friendship and self-acceptance." —Kirkus

"In this tale of winners and losers, bullies and victims, Standiford creates authentic characters in situations most middle schoolers have experienced or witnessed." —School Library Journal

"This well-paced novel will appeal to readers who loved Wendy Mass' popular 11 Birthdays." —Booklist