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From the back cover: "Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are looking forward to the most glorious Christmas ever. The tree is trimmed, the presents are wrapped, and movie star Beau Dillon is coming to town! The actor, who'll be in Sweet Valley to publicize his new movie, has agreed to help Elizabeth raise money for the children's wing of the local hospital. But when the teen star arrives at the Wakefields' house, it's Jessica, not Elizabeth, he meets. What's the harm in pretending to be your twin? No harm, Jessica thinks-until strange things start happening and three ghostly visitors appear on Christmas Eve. Is Jessica's imagination working overtime or have the spirits of Christmas past, present, and future come to teach Jessica the lesson of a lifetime?" Look for more books set in Sweet Valley with the twins Elizabeth and Jessica in the Bookshare Library.
Twins Jessica and Elizabeth are looking forward to having an exchange student named Giovanna come live with them for three weeks. Jessica can't wait to show the Italian country girl all the great things about Sweet Valley, but Giovanna turns out to be beautiful, sophisticated -- and bored stiff with their way of life. She's even rude to their friends! How will they ever survive the next three weeks?
For its 25th anniversary celebration, Sweet Valley Middle School is burying a time capsule -- and a special school- wide contest will decide what goes inside. Identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are each determined to win. Jessica is teamed with her fellow Unicorns, and Elizabeth and her friends are with George Hankel, the shyest boy in school, who is without a mother and who hardly ever sees his father. With the race just about even, Elizabeth stumbles on the one thing that will definitely make her team win -- an old football that belongs to George Hankel's father! It's the football that was used to score the winning touchdown at Sweet Valley's first state championship. Now, there's more at stake than just winning. Maybe Elizabeth can also bring George and his dad back together again ... if Jessica doesn't get to the football first.
Best friends? The day of the big Sweet Valley Middle School sixth-grade trip to a fabulous amusement park has finally arrived! Both twins, Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield, have been waiting for this day for ages. But they have had a fight and are beginning the trip arguing. When Elizabeth decides to make up, Jessica has disappeared. Will they still be "best friends"?
What could be better than a party at the Wakefields' to introduce new classmates and old friends? When her parents go out of town, Jessica figures it's the perfect time to show her new friends and classmates that she's cool. And what's cooler than a party? While the parents are away The Wakefields will par-tay!
It's spring break and twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are taking a scuba-diving course at Pirate's Cove. On their first dive they discover the remains of an old pirate ship and half of a golden heart buried in the sand. Soon the twins receive spooky chain letters demanding that what was taken from the sea be returned.
Identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are thrilled when they land small parts in a movie being made in Sweet Valley. The film is based on the true story of the mysterious death of twelve-year-old Lillian Keller, and it's being filmed at the creepy old Keller mansion. One stormy afternoon, Jessica finds an old necklace on the beach near the mansion. She puts it on, and that very night she has a terrible nightmare about a girl falling to her death. She becomes convinced that someone -- or something -- is trying to tell her that the mystery of Lillian Keller's death is far from solved. But can a necklace really hold the secret to a murder?
Danny Jackson, a new boy at school, is funny, and a fast-runner. But there are bad rumors going around about him because he behaves really badly: playing pranks on teachers, acting up in class, even skipping class. And Jessica, of course, believes the rumors. But Elizabeth doesn't -- she thinks there must be a reason. Sure enough, there is a reason.
Elizabeth, Jessica, and their classmates are going on the best field trip ever -- they're taking a ferry to a Pacific island to observe island life. But then the twins discover their teachers have been left behind and the ferry captain is bound and gagged.
Elizabeth Wakefield and her friends find out that Brian Boyd, the class bully, is being physically abused by his parents.
When her pal Melissa McCormick, along with Melissa's brother, is orphaned, Elizabeth helps Melissa and her brother get jobs so that they can pay the bills and avoid being placed in separate foster homes.
Spending the summer helping people and making new friends ... what could be cooler? From the personal journal of soon-to-be-eighth grader Elizabeth Wakefield: I came to Costa Rica to work hard and help people. But what do I get? A nonstop party.
Elizabeth's new advice column is a big hit at Sweet Valley School. She is excited with her success. But soon she runs out of answers and her advice causes problems instead of solving them. Can she get out of this mess?
Elizabeth Wakefield and her friends are walking on the beach one stormy afternoon when they witness a terrible surfing accident. Denny Jacobson is drowning! Elizabeth dives into the water and saves him. Now Elizabeth is a hero. Her picture's in the newspaper, and Denny showers her with gifts and attention. But Janet Howell, president of the Unicorns, is mad! She's got a big crush on Denny and is determined to make Elizabeth's life miserable. Elizabeth decides being a hero stinks. How can she possibly get Denny -- and now Janet -- to leave her alone? Finally she and Jessica cook up a brilliant plan to get rid of them both, but it might mean putting Elizabeth in danger!
Elizabeth is selected for "Model Student of the Year" at Sweet Valley Middle School. But Elizabeth lets this get to her head. She starts treating people as if she's superior to them.
Elizabeth The Seventh-Grader ... High expectations ... Elizabeth Wakefield is thrilled when she hears the news: Her teachers want to skip her to seventh grade! Everyone is proud of her -- except her identical twin, Jessica, who wants her sister back in sixth grade where she belongs. But Elizabeth vows to prove that she can make it as a seventh-grader -- even if it means staying up all night to finish her homework, or sneaking out to a seventh-grade party. Trying to meet everyone's high expectations is turning Elizabeth into a zombie. Maybe she can make it as a seventh-grader, but does she want to?
Secret crush ... Elizabeth Wakefield has known Todd Wilkins since kindergarten, but she's never noticed how cute he really is, until she sees him dancing with her sister, Jessica. Now Elizabeth can't stop thinking about him -- and everywhere she goes, Todd turns up, too. Could he actually like her as much as she likes him? Elizabeth wishes she knew more about boys. But when she finally asks her twin for some advice on the subject, she makes a terrible discovery: Jessica has a crush on Todd, too! How can Elizabeth fall for a boy that her sister already likes? There's only one honorable thing to do: forget Todd and never let Jessica know she cares. But that's not going to be such an easy thing to do ...
While hosting Kristoff, a member of a team of East German gymnasts, the Wakefields find themselves involved in international politics when their guest decides to defect.
Will the twins' class trip turn deadly? Find out in the thrilling conclusion to the two-part "Terror at Sea" miniseries!
Elizabeth absolutely adores horses, so much that she'll go as far as pretending to be friends with snotty Lila. She'll even do all of Thunder's grooming -- just for the chance to ride him every day.
When the Wakefield kids are invited to their aunt Helen's country inn, Steven and Jessica are determined to use the eerie old mansion to scare their sister, Elizabeth, into believing in ghosts. But no matter what Steve and Jessica do, logical Elizabeth always figures out their tricks. Then things start happening that even Elizabeth can't explain, and all the Wakefield kids are afraid that the inn really is haunted. Will they make it through the summer sharing their vacation with an unfriendly ghost?
Is Sweet Valley haunted? Strange things have been happening to Sam Sloane ever since he moved from San Francisco to Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield's neighborhood in Sweet Valley. He can't figure out why everything in town looks so familiar-or why he's mysteriously drawn to a crumbling old mansion in town. When he visits a cemetery in the dead of night and sees a ghost who looks just like him, he turns to Elizabeth and Jessica for help. At first the twins think Sam is imagining things. After all, who believes in ghosts? But the more the girls get to know their new friend, the more they feel he's telling the truth. Something is out there. The twins are going to have to do a little ghost hunting of their own. But what happens if they do discover a ghost? Or, worse, what happens if it discovers them?
Will they be torn apart? Now that summer's over, identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield can't wait to get back to school. The only question is: Which school will they be going to? Sweet Valley Middle School has become so overcrowded, half the seventh and eighth graders will be moved to a new junior high. And nobody knows who will stay and who will go! The twins and their friends plan to spend what might be a final night together, camping out playing Truth or Dare. But these friends who thought they knew one another so well are about to discover a truth more shocking than any dare.... Don't miss Books One, Two, and Three in this fantastic four-part miniseries: Countdown to Jr. High.
You know what Lacey wants? For everyone to stop asking what her problem is. Likes there's one answer to that, anyway. Her problem is that everyone should leave her alone. Including her "best friends," who think they know everything. Because they don't.
As Valentine's Day approaches, everyone at Sweet Valley Middle School is pairing up for the first dance of the year. Elizabeth Wakefield has been asked by smart and serious Todd Wilkins, and her twin sister, Jessica, is going with wild and funny Aaron Dallas. The twins and all their friends are sure it's going to be the most romantic night ever. But when they get to the dance, everyone seems to go a little crazy. Jessica abandons Aaron to dance song after song with Bruce Patman. And devious Veronica Brooks goes after Todd, leaving Elizabeth with no one to dance with -- except Aaron! Romance is in the air all right, but will these mixed-up couples ever get straightened out again?
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