Lieberman, Leanne. Gravity.

Author:Blumherg, Sharon
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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LIEBERMAN, Leanne. Gravity. Orca. 245p. c2008. 978-1-55469-049-7 $12.95. JS

Ellie Gold comes from an ultra-conservative Jewish family. This involves adhering to stringent social mores and a modest style of dress. Ellie and her older sister Neshama are expected to follow this way of life. When her parents take a trip to Israel, Ellie spends a few weeks with her mother's mother, whom she calls Bubba, in a cottage on a lake near Toronto. Her grandmother is much less strictly orthodox than Ellie's parents. Ellie's world turns upside down when she meets Lindsay, a girl her age who is vacationing with her mother in a cottage across the lake. Ellie soon discovers that Lindsay is a girl with...

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