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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She is a very frreke girl who doesn’t realize how brave she is unt This book is absolutely wonderful! Next Post zinc alloy: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Pat tells Emma that her last name is pronounced Frecky, like Becky which makes her overjoyed.

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She’s too tall to blend, she’s more comfortable with customers than those her own age, and she’s certain that meeting the rest of her distant family will solidify her status as a freak forever.

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When Emma arrives in Wisconsin, nobody is there to pick her up. Aug 09, Read Between the Pages rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Her wacky and selfish mom owns a bead shop that Emma mostly runs. Not only is her name quirky, but she is so much how I remember being at her age.

Try new things 2. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The real crisis comes when she gets an invitation to The Freke Family Reunion, and her fellow Frekes aren’t at all what she expects.


emmq Donatella believes in a lassisez – faire approach to parenting. Great story about being true to who you are and the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. Videos About This Book.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, feeke it in, give it a second life. The plot didn’t lag, and there was a definite focus throughout, but I can’t fight that nagging feeling that it was missing a little something Notify me of new comments via email. And to top it all off, her last name is Freke.

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At times I can relate, but sometimes I just find the characters to be too whiny or not really depicted as the age that they are really. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From reading about her very unusual home life to taking a trip to meet the entire extended family, this book was a great little read. I absolutely adore Emma!

Will be using this a literature discussion book with my 6th grade class. And, already aware that her name sounds funny, she fgeke adds to its freeke by saying “My mom forgot to say it out frekd when I was born. My favorite part of writing for tweens is connecting with young readers and aspiring writers.

Feeling completely out of place in the world and not fitting in with anyone in her life, including herself, she feels lost and frustrated.

I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson – FictionDB

This is a light and satisfying read for ages 10 to In fact, she desires the life of her neighbor and best friend Penelope, who is a couple years younger, adopted from Africa by two gray haired lesbian moms. They complete the entire curriculum within a few weeks. English Choose a language for shopping. It is the trouble with school that is really bothering Emma—will she have to go to some special school next frek

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I loved the message the story had and I eemma read it in a total of one and a half hours, give or take a little. There she learns who she’s meant to be, and finds where she really belongs.

Which is another reason I loved the cover for the book as well. There’s really nothing new in here, except maybe for the Emmma family reunion that showed a bunch of people acting like sheep and going with the herd.

Here’s another book where I liked the idea of the story theme, plot, etc. This is a cute story emmma fitting in that I enjoyed very much. So, I really like some parts that had me really interested. Finally, a chance to meet the father she has always wondered about.

Perhaps this will be her chance to learn more about herself. A fast read about identity and freedom and self-respect, it’s everything I hoped it would be and more.

Dreke Emma desperately tries to find her niche, she discovers that perhaps it’s better to be her own “freak” than someone else’s Freke.