Jacob Have I Loved
Title: Jacob Have I Loved
Author: Katherine Paterson
NEWBERY TEEN PATERSON or NEWBERY J PATERSON
A remote Chesapeake Bay island and the ancient biblical story of sibling rivalry form the background to this story about an unloved elder twin sister who struggles to claim her own birthright.
Esau have I hated . . .
Sara Louise Bradshaw is sick and tired of her beautiful twin Caroline. Ever since they were born, Caroline has been the pretty one, the talented one, the better sister. Even now, Caroline seems to take everything: Louise’s friends, their parents’ love, her dreams for the future.
For once in her life, Louise wants to be the special one. But in order to do that, she must first figure out who she is . . . and find a way to make a place for herself outside her sister’s shadow.