Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr Emma is resigned to the seeming reality that her name, spoken aloud, is her identity. Just 12, bright and. I, Emma Freke. EMMA · Sunshine State Young Reader Award ! “Emma is resigned to the seeming reality that her name, spoken aloud, is her identity. I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson is an exceptional book. Have you ever been called weird or different? Emma’s life is exceptionally hard.

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Dec 17, Nina rated it really liked it. Emma is mature and brace and delightful. Juvenile Middle-Grade Fiction — Hardcover, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Emma risks the condemnation of the tyrannical matriarch Pat Freke, as well as her newfound friends, in order to hang out with the black sheep of the family, a kid who stands out among the Frekes as much as Emma did among her classmates back home.

She quickly catches your attention, and deftly holds it until the end, which comes to soon. You are commenting using your WordPress.

She is “too” tall, “too” smart, and painfully awkward with bright red hair. Media I, Emma Freke.

And just as she had hoped, there are Frekes galore, many as tall and red-headed as Emma. Smart, shy, and nearly frwke feet tall, Emma struggles to fit in at school, so she jumps at the opportunity to “home school” until that too turns into another of mom’s half-baked ideas.


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I think it is partially because it doesn’t really step outside the box of your typical YA contemporary fiction. Share your thoughts with other customers.

How many pages are in it? There were some parts that I felt was hurried, especially towards the ending, and I thought it would have been better if another twist was added or another chapter was written to make the story come full circle, but I guess it’s for the best to leave the story at that, and let the u think for themselves.

Published August 1st by Carolrhoda Books R first published I would recommend this book to ages emms and up adults too! We already keep a running list in our minds as to how awful each side stacks up. She thinks it’s sort of hard to pretend to freek invisible with those sorts of looks.

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Maybe not with wmma name, although I do have some issues with mine my real full name sounds to me like a character from a Spanish television seriesbut with the appearance.


Emma’s well-meaning grandpa is clueless. The only two characters that I didn’t felt were exaggerated to an extent were probably Emma and Stevie. Everyone can relate to this book, because we all have a bit of a Freke in us Though Emma isn’t adopted she simply takes after her father’s side of the family. And because of the change in herself, Emma’s able to change the people around her.

Emma lies and says she is Or maybe I am. When a mysterious invitation to a family reunion for her father’s family comes in the mail, Emma decides that it’s finally time to find out who she really is and maybe, find a place to treke. Penelope shares a suspicion she has about her best friend. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

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The real crisis emna when she gets an invitation to The Freke Family Reunion, and her fellow Frekes aren’t at all what she expects. My daughter really loved this book. Set up a giveaway.

Emma returns the next day and Stevie tells her that she phoned her school. Want to Read saving….