To Night Owl From DogfishBook - 2019
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This novel co-written by two powerhouse authors captures the budding friendship between bookish Avery Bloom and fearless Bett Devlin, whose dads fall in love and send them to sleepaway camp to get to know each other. Witty and heartwarming, To Night Owl From Dogfish subtly portrays two modern fam... Read More »
Twelve-year-olds Avery and Bett discover their dads are dating and plan to send the girls to summer camp to meet, while they vacation in China. The girls develop a long-distance friendship via email and letters, first to thwart their fathers’ plans and then to reunite them when the men break up.
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...One of us is wise like an owl + stays up late observing things. And the other one is fierce like a shark + is always on the move. Maybe it seems like we have nothing in common, but that isn't true. Together, we cover land + sky + sea. Together, we are a team.
...families are made from people who want to be together more than they want to be apart
What animates my soul is having a friend like you.
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Bett Devlin lives in California with her dad, it is just the two of them and they have lots of fun together. One day while snooping through her father’s emails, Bett discovers that he is planning a trip to China with his boyfriend. She also finds out that while her dad is gone, she will be sent to the same camp as his boyfriend’s daughter. The two dads want the girls to spend time together and bond. Bett is so angry that she finds the other daughter online, her name is Avery, and tells her that they must stop their dads from dating each other. The girls are determined that they will not be friends and will not speak with each other at camp. At camp, they eventually come together and decide that being sisters won’t be so bad. Then they learn the bad news that their fathers had a fight and decided to break up. Now the girls spend their time scheming to get their fathers back together.
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