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Extrasensory perception ... Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are so different, it's sometimes hard to believe they're twins until the day they discover that they can read each other's minds! When their friends hear about the twins' special talent, they convince them to be the star performers in the upcoming school talent show. But one morning the twins wake up to discover that their gift is gone. Now Jessica and Elizabeth must figure out how to convince people that they're still psychic. Otherwise, they'll be the laughingstocks of the entire school!
[from the back cover:] "Elizabeth Wakefield loves Halloween, and this year she designs some cool jack-o'-lantern earrings just for fun. Her twin sister, Jessica, tells her the earrings are dorky. But at school the earrings turn out to be a hit-even among Jessica's friends in the exclusive Unicorn Club! Jessica can't let her friends forget that she is the twin with fashion sense. She tells everyone the pumpkin design is hers. And when she starts selling her spooky earrings to her friends and classmates, everyone is so impressed Jessica's certain she'll be elected Sweet Valley Middle School Queen of Halloween. But Elizabeth knows that Jessica's pumpkin popularity is built on a lie. How will she prove that she's the real designer... and that Jessica's a cheap imitation?" At the end of the story is a list of hundreds of Sweet Valley books. Look for more books in the Bookshare collection about the naughty and nice and always cool twins, Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield as they grow up at Sweet Valley Elementary, Middle School and High School. Check often because new books in this series are being added fast.
Elizabeth and her friend Maria are filming at the mall with Maria's new video camera and unknowingly capture a robbery on film. When Maria's home is robbed and her entire video collection is stolen, Elizabeth has her clue to solve the mystery.
A battle for stardom ... Jessica Wakefield is dying to play the part of Juliet in the Sweet Valley Middle School production of Romeo and Juliet. But during the week of auditions, she comes down with an awful case of the flu! The only way she can win the part now is by getting her twin, Elizabeth, to try out -- pretending she's Jessica! Elizabeth reluctantly agrees. She has a great audition and wins the part for Jessica. But there's a slight problem -- Elizabeth falls in love with the part and won't give it up! Who will get to play Juliet?
Sarah and Sophia can't stand each other, and even Elizabeth gives up on trying to get the two to become friends. The girls' fighting finally leads to a visit to the principal, and when Sarah's father and Sophia's mother meet in the principal's office, it's love at first sight. And Sarah and Sophia are united at last -- to try to break up their parents!
Things are happening fast for the Wakefield twins. The biggest party of the year is coming up. If Jessica can get "un-grounded" in time, she'll be able to go. Elizabeth is entering a statewide essay contest, hoping to win the $100 prize. And both twins are putting in extra time on their special school projects. Cute, smart, and popular Tom McKay is in Jessica's work group. His antisocial brother, Dylan, is in Elizabeth's. Dylan feels that he will never be as good as his brother. So why should he even bother to try? Elizabeth really wants to prove to Dylan that he can be the best at something, too. But can she help him without coming between two brothers?
A pen that tells the future? Summer vacation is here, and Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield and their friends have just arrived at sleep-away camp! On a hike through a dark, eerie cave, Elizabeth finds something incredible -- a glowing pen! She can't wait to use it to write an article for the camp newspaper. But as she writes, Elizabeth is astonished to find herself composing a mystery full of scary twists and turns. And to her horror, little by little the mystery seems to be coming true! This isn't just an ordinary pen. Could it be haunted?
It's Lila! Jessica is proud to be friends with Lila. And she's psyched they've started hanging out again. So what if Lila wants her to make a few changes? That's what best friends do -- they make sacrifices for each other. Right?
What's on the Thanksgiving menu? Turkey, pumpkin pie...and the biggest fight the Wakefield household has ever seen! For identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield, Thanksgiving has always meant food, family, and fun...but this year it means fighting! As their relatives arrive from out of town for a huge Wakefield reunion, Elizabeth and Jessica are bickering big time. The twins' mother tells them that enough is enough--Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful. So the girls call a truce...just when Mrs. Wakefield and her sisters start to wage war!
Jessica is very excited about winning a lead role in a sixth-grade movie but is shocked when she learns that she would have to kiss Winston Egbert and Randy Mason on camera.
All the kids at Sweet Valley Middle School are talking about the big Johnny Buck concert. For the second year in a row, the twins' parents say they are too young to go. Elizabeth is disappointed, but will do what her parents say. But nothing and no one in the world can stop Jessica from seeing her rock idol -- even if it means sneaking out. Soon Jessica comes up with a plan that she knows will fool her parents -- but it means neglecting her responsibilities. Will Elizabeth, once again, step in and take over for her sister -- or will she tell her parents the truth?
Jessica ... on a track team? From the minute Bethel saw Jessica Wakefield she thought, no way. No way was that girl going to make it on the track team. Pretty Jessica wouldn't want to mess up her perfect hair, much less get all sweaty and smelly running every day. She was way wrong.
STANDING OUT. Too many changes... Billie Layton is a real tomboy. She's the only girl on the Little League softball team and the most respected athlete at Sweet Valley Middle School. But suddenly her whole world is turning upside down. First, Billie's parents are expecting a new baby and don't seem to have any time for her. Then there's her longtime friend, Jim Sturbridge, who's always been Billie's best friend, but now he seems interested only in Sally Holcomb--and Billie is jealous! Could it be that Billie likes Jim as a boyfriend and not just a buddy? Something is happening to Billie and it's very confusing! How can Elizabeth and Jessica convince Billie that she can have everything she wants?
Steven Wakefield has had it up to here with his twin sisters, Jessica and Elizabeth. Ever since the boys in their class at Sweet Valley Middle School challenged the girls to a Scare War, the twins have been driving him crazy: they're busy coming up with schemes to scare the boys -- and they're testing them all on Steven! So when the twins and their friends have a slumber party, Steven figures he's really in for it -- who knows what kind of stunts the girls will pull? But Steven's got some spooky plans of his own. One way or another, he's going to outscare them all!
While reading a book about old New Orleans, Jessica Wakefield learns all about voodoo and decides to try it out herself. She knows exactly who she'll make a voodoo doll of -- her brother, Steven, of course.
Life is not going well for Mary Wallace, the twins' friend. Her mother is getting remarried, and Mary is anxious. Mary worries what her friends will think of her new stepfather, so she makes up lies about him to impress them. But the lies start to unravel, and when her friends decide to surprise her, Mary regrets it.
When Patrick Morris's parents forbid him to do anything other than school work, he thinks they are ruining his life and decides to run away. Will Patrick's parents find him before he gets into serious trouble?
Playing favorites ... Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are the best dancers in their ballet class. Both girls want to dance the solo in the upcoming recital. Elizabeth hates to compete with her sister, but Jessica doesn't mind at all. She knows she's a better dancer than her twin. The problem is their ballet teacher. No matter what Jessica does, Madame Andre never notices her. But she's always praising Elizabeth. It's not fair and Jessica isn't going to settle for second best just because her twin sister is the teacher's pet.
Determined to earn the bus fare needed to visit their great-aunt, the Wakefield twin take up dog-sitting and are soon torn between reporting an abused dog and remaining silent -- profitably.
Is there something in the water at SVJH? Bethel walked into school one day and everyone was part of a couple. Now all anybody can talk about is who's going with whom and who passed somebody a note and giggle giggle giggle! It makes her sick. And happy that she'll never be that way!
Jessica Wakefield and some of her friends win a trip to Sacramento to compete in an academic tournament. Salvador's psyched. There's a field trip! Away from school. Away from family. Staying in a hotel with a bunch of kids and only two chaperones. An academic trip? Not if Salvador can help it.
Making waves... For once, identical twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield agree on something! Their friend, Mary Giaccio, spends too much time at their house. Mary is a foster child in the Altman family, but she's acting like part of the Wakefield family. If there's one thing Jessica and Elizabeth don't need, it's a third twin! They're desperate to find some way to discourage Mary. Then Jessica overhears a private talk between her parents about Mary's future. Now she knows something that could solve the twins' problem and make Mary happy too. But Elizabeth warns Jessica against spreading her news. Does Jessica have any right to interfere with Mary's life?
All Jessica wanted was for super cute Damon Ross to notice her. Did he? Of course not. But Ronald Rheece, geek extraordinaire, noticed. And he's been acting like he's her boyfriend -- gross! But nobody actually thinks he is, right? Right.
The Wakefield twins and their friends from Sweet Valley Middle School love babysitting for the Riccolis. Until little Juliana Riccoli starts having horrible nightmares. One night she wakes up crying, saying a monster attacked her. The twins tell her that bad dreams aren't real, but Elizabeth is secretly afraid. If the monster isn't real, why does Juliana have deep scratches in her back?
Don't get him wrong. Blue thinks living by the beach is awesome. But that doesn't mean he wants to hang there all the time. After all, school can be pretty cool sometimes. Especially when Elizabeth Wakefield is around.
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