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Title: Tall Poppies: The Tall Poppy Diaries
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Book Type: Paperback
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"In Australia they call high-achievers 'Tall Poppies'. A field of poppies looks better when they appear to be all the same. So, if one poppy grows taller than the other poppies in the field, they just chop it down. It really is the same way with people. When someone achieves too much and 'grows too tall' it seems like their peers feel obligated to try to knock that person down."The five Tall Poppies seemed to win everything in fifth grade-academic awards, solos in concerts, leads in the play, and (worst of all) the school talent show. The girls soon learned that awards and congratulatory messages over the school PA system often result in green-eyed gossip and cold shoulders from jealous classmates. After a successful, yet über-stressful, school year the Tall Poppies' eagerly awaited and well planned "Perfect Summer" has finally arrived. On the agenda for the day:
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