Against the Rules

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Bantam Books, Jun 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 104 pages
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Sophia Rizzo is a good writer on the school newspaper, she's nice, and Elizabeth likes her. But all the other kids at Sweet Valley Middle School--including Elizabeth's twin sister, Jessica--make fun of Sophia because her family is poor and her brother is always in trouble. Even Elizabeth's parents tell her to stay away from Sophia. To show Sophia that she's her friend no matter what anybody says, Elizabeth decides to go against strict orders from her parents and throw a secret birthday party for Sophia. But is Elizabeth willing to pay the price if she's caught?

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User Review  - Treesa - LibraryThing

WARNING: Contains Spoilers Sophia Rizzo is a bit of a social outcast at Sweet Valley and Elizabeth being the near perfect being she is recognises her writing talent and they end up working on the ... Read full review

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Aw, Elizabeth was just so good. Such a little crusader. But in this case, I'm on her side. It's unfair of everyone to tar and feather Sophia - a 12-year-old girl for heaven's sake - for how the older ... Read full review


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Francine Pascal grew up in New York City and attended New York University. She is the author of the Sweet Valley High series, featuring twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield. She had originally planned the idea for a daytime soap for teens, but a close friend talked her into making the idea into a book series instead. Pascal has also written "Hangin' Out with Cici, which became an ABC After School Special called "My Mother Was Never a Kid", "The Hand-Me-Down Kid," also made into an ABC After School Special, "My First Love and Other Disasters," and "Love and Betrayal & Hold the Mayo." She has also worked on a musical and several adult books, and is the executive director for the Sweet Valley High TV show.

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