Ladybird, Ladybird

Ladybird, Ladybird

by Abra Ebner


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In her new fantasy romance book for teens, popular young adult writer Abra Ebner tells the story of Samantha, her alcoholic father, her relationships at school and the ghost of a mother who communicates in a way that is both intriguing and complex. Samantha's salvation is found in an unexpected romance with another misfit until she finds out the undeniable truth of her love. Can a ladybug be the source of the answers she so desperately searches for?

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ISBN-13: 9780982950548
Publisher: Crimson Oak Publishing LLC
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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Ladybird, Ladybird 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
BlkosinerBookBlog More than 1 year ago
Ms. Ebner has created a brilliant story with strong characters that tug at your heart. While this has fantasy elements, the real story is Sam's journey to happiness, acceptance and ultimately, peace. She has a fire within her, and it burns, good or bad, with her emotions, and even though she is shunned by even her own father, she finds acceptance with two others, a teacher and a mysterious boy, that the town as a whole has labeled as odd and one not to closely associate with. The ending managed to completely take me by surprise, which doesn't happen a whole lot... it was a twist that I never thought of! But it fits the story so well. I also like the symbol and presence of the ladybug (ladybird) in this story. It is really original, and I loved how it played into the plot and guided Sam's journey.
Archaeolibrarian More than 1 year ago
This is a short, tender and poignant story about a young girl in a small town, cursed by rumour and circumstance. With a life filled with sadness, she takes her moments of happiness whenever she can, in the keys she finds which have been left by her mother. She is given a riddle to solve, but struggles. She finds friendship, and more, in a young neighbour - one she has never spoken to before. Is this the change in her life that she has been so desperately wanting? Ladybird, Ladybird... is exceptionally well written, with a storyline that will tug at your heartstrings. This book is an unexpected treasure, one to be savoured again and again. Highly recommended. Merissa Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi im 5 generations back from ooooh! Saturn and Holly sittin in a tree,K I S S I N G! First comes love,then comes marrige. Next Saturns pushin,a baby carrige!
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Your fith generatipn would already be dead by now. DOBLE BURN!!!!!! WOT WOT!!!!
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Worst comeback ever
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