My mother was never a kid/ by Francine Pascal
Victoria Martin, a coming-to-fourteen-teenager who are basically a recipe for trouble. She can’t stand temptation to brew trouble and she is the only one who can’t get away with it. Thinking her mom would vouch for her now that she’s a teenager but she is all wrong. Her mother still biting on her heels about doing her chores, cleaning up her room and all those stuff normal moms would yell at you for. As if her life is not miserable enough, her 11-years old younger sister, Nina Martin is always there for her. Disgusting, gross, stupid… anything your little sibling would be, you name it she have it. Victoria hates her sister and her mother.
Things take a turn when Victoria is on the train returning home from Philadelphia. She had a bump in the train and found herself arriving at the train station in year 1944! There, she befriends a cool girl named Cici. Cici is like a friend Victoria has always wanted. Cool, laidback, daring and they even share the same family problems. Not realizing that she have went back time to year 1944, Victoria hangs out with her new best friend only to find everything are different from surrounding environment to the people itself. Later, what a shock Victoria had when she meet Cici’s mother, Mrs. Lyon and realized that Mrs. Lyon is her grandmother.
Things went topsy-turvy in Victoria’s mind and some events followed changes her perception towards her mother.
As exciting as this book, Francine Pascal also has other books in the same trilogy.
[The Victoria Martin Trilogy]
My first love and other disasters
Love & betrayal & hold the mayo