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Love and Pollywogs from Camp Calamity
by Mary Hershey
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385737440, Hardcover)Camp Wickitawa, here we come!
Mary Hershey's third book about fourth grader Effie Maloney is a hilarious Texas adventure, complete with a camp ghost, swim lessons, rescued armadillos, campfires, and cowgirl stew.
Effie has been waiting forEVER for St. Dom's special fourth-grade camp. Could there be anything more thrilling than an entire week with her two best friends? But when her big sister Maxey (Bosszilla) ends up working there, Camp Oh-So-Perfect turns into Camp Calamity. And Effie has to figure out how to hide the fact that she's not, um, the greatest swimmer. She can't even float. But she better learn fast, because she just HAS to be named Outstanding Camper of the Week and win back her family's good name! (And she is N-O-T homesick. Completely and totally not even.)
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Initially excited about going to Camp Wickitawa with the rest of her class over spring vacation, fourth-grader Effie is horrified to discover that her bossy older sister is going to be a camp cook, and even worse, she unexpectedly becomes hopelessly homesick upon her arrival.
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