Out of tune / Joanna Orwin.

By: Orwin, Joanna, 1944- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Dunedin, N.Z. : Longacre Press, 2004Description: 264 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 1877135909 (pbk.) :; 9781877135903Subject(s): Great-grandmothers -- Fiction | Immigrants -- New Zealand -- Stewart Island -- Fiction | Shetland (Scotland) -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Stewart Island (N.Z.) -- Fiction | Port William (N.Z.) -- Fiction | Teenage girls -- Fiction | Diaries -- FictionDDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: Jasmine is out to shock, to get approval from the cool kids at school and force her parents to take notice. Preoccupied with their own problems, her parents can't see how Jaz's desire to fit in is spinning her out over the edge. Sometimes the only real support Jaz gets is from Gi-Gi, her great-grandmother, who has given Jaz the diary of their ancestor Maggie to read aloud during their weekly visits. Maggie, at the same age as Jaz, had to migrate from the Shetland Islands with her family to nineteenth-century Stewart Island. The diary seems to speak directly to Jaz with dazzling clarity. Suggested level: secondary.
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Novel for young adults.

Jasmine is out to shock, to get approval from the cool kids at school and force her parents to take notice. Preoccupied with their own problems, her parents can't see how Jaz's desire to fit in is spinning her out over the edge. Sometimes the only real support Jaz gets is from Gi-Gi, her great-grandmother, who has given Jaz the diary of their ancestor Maggie to read aloud during their weekly visits. Maggie, at the same age as Jaz, had to migrate from the Shetland Islands with her family to nineteenth-century Stewart Island. The diary seems to speak directly to Jaz with dazzling clarity. Suggested level: secondary.

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