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Cousins

by Virginia Hamilton  |  Grades 4-6  |  Lexile Level 550

Concerned that her grandmother may die, Cammy is unprepared for the accidental death of another relative.

Cammy loves her family -- except for her cousin Patty Ann. Though she knows she shouldn't feel this way, she can't help it. Patty Ann is too perfect to like, too perfect to be a friend. Then one day something terrible happens, something that can't be changed. That's when Cammy learns the truth about Patty Ann, and about family love -- and forgiveness. 

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