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I liked this fantasy book I would give it 4 stars. It’s obviously better for kids.

It was all the best I thought it would have been. Aquamarine was a character that interested me because she was head-strong and stubborn but only because she was different and didn’t like people staring at her. Things that truly bothered me: And the tale was too beautifully simple to not enjoy. The two girls want to help her get back home, but Aquamarine doesn’t want to go back home until she meets Raymond.

May 22, Alena rated it did not like it. During the book the two main characters are cherishing the time they have together but its still goes by to fast.

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Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Raymond asks Aqua on a date and they had a prolonged connection. During the night, Aquamarine has undergone mild hocfman she has eaten very little, has been separated from her six sisters, and is suffering from the chlorine in the pool.


Hoffman has zlice own style of writing. I bought my own version a two in one book including the second and last Water Tales book, “Indigo”.

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Hailey and Claire arrive to take Aquamarine back to the ocean. Even worse, the Capri Beach Club is getting demolished. May 07, Kayla rated it liked it. All these events have been leading to one sucky summer.

A lifelong friendship on the line, Hailey and Claire are desperate to keep Claire from moving.

Aquamarine (By Alice Hoffman)

Such a cute movie, must get the book! I still wish it uoffman about three times longer, like an actual novel, but it’s a cute story with some beautiful imagery. I recommend this book to elementary kids or anyone who likes mermaids. This page was last edited on 28 Marchat At 9 o’clock, they take Aquamarine back to the swimming pool.

Laurie The book has 6 chapters. I had no idea it was written by Alice Hoffman It’s a short and sweet read, perfect for a hot summer day.

Hailey and Claire are spending their last summer together when they discover something at the bottom of the murky pool at the Capri Beach Club. A character that interested you?

Just then, a boy named Arthur falls into the swimming pool. In Florida, Claire learns to swim and encounters Raymond, who has ohffman to live nearby. I enjoy reading fantasy stories and this story was about Mermaids so it was very interesting to read and find out more things ab Why I decided to read this book?

She interested me because she didn’t give up on what she wanted. P I made it to page 11 and felt like I was wasting my time. I enjoyed it, but it was very short and a bit cheesy Aquamarine By Alice Hoffman Scholastic Read Hailey and Claire have grown up together, goffman forward to the summers they spent together hanging out at the Capri Club.

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She is moving to Florida forever. One causal afternoon, Aqua takes a walk on the beach and sees a handsome boy named Raymond. Jun 18, Jessica rated it liked it.

Return to Book Page. Now the aging club is being torn down to build a bird sanctuary, they watch as it is being torn down. Hoffman gives her characters reasonably realistic agency, which is especially refreshing as many other novelists who might take on this story would prefer Hoffman’s Aquamarine leads readers into late summer with a story of friendship and coming of age.

Apr 08, Julie rated it did not like it Recommended to Julie by: They always spent their time on the alicce. The next day Raymond found out she was a mermaid. Before the meeting, the two girls confide their story in Claire’s grandfather, Maury. They learn that mermaids cannot survive on land for more than a week.

Raymond is awestruck by Aquamarine, with whom he spends the evening happily.

They then lift Aquamarine out of the pool — an operation wherein Claire must overcome a hesitation to enter water — and introduce her to Raymond. I asuamarine watched the “Aquamarine” movie when I was younger and I fell in love with it. Retrieved from ” http: Also, you will see something the adventures the go through, when finding something unusual in the pool.