By Tina Ferraro
Sophomore 12 months, Nicolette Antonovich was once dumped days prior to promenade via the most popular man in school. consequently, she turned the proud proprietor of 1 unworn, completely magical purple classic costume. yet Nic is decided to place that evening at the back of her for solid. She's a junior now— older, wiser, and entirely beaten by way of a brand new set of difficulties: (1) The bank's able to foreclose on her adolescence domestic. (2) Her father's too busy along with his "replacement" daughter to care. (3) Her most sensible friend's brother is an everlasting thorn in her aspect. (4) Her ally isn't really precisely the rose connected to that thorn. (5) Rumors are flying round university that may get her kicked off the volleyball workforce, which might (6) break all probabilities of a faculty scholarship. (7) She nonetheless likes the boy who dumped her within the first position. (8) And what on the earth do you do with an unworn promenade costume, besides? unusually, it truly is attending to the ground of this final limitation that simply may possibly carry the reply to all Nic's difficulties.
Read or Download Top Ten Uses for an Unworn Prom Dress PDF
Best social & family issues books
All you must recognize to be a princess— Or simply dwell like one Compiled via Mia Thermopolis aka Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo of Genovia
On Prince Edward Island, the place Anne Shirley grew up within the sea-sprayed city of Avonlea, there has been no scarcity of amazing stories. There was once the case of Ludovic velocity, who would not suggest to the lady he had courted for fifteen years until eventually Anne devised a plan to "speed" him up . . . if it did not backfire and holiday his center.
Quigley Johnson has, reluctantly, given up the remainder of her final yr of highschool to participate in her ally Ann's Betterment Plan, for you to flip them into the best-dressed, such a lot sought-after, such a lot trendy women at their senior formal. simply because - hiya - who does not wish the fitting promenade, whole with a dream gown and a devastatingly good-looking date?
This uncooked, relocating novel follows teenagers-one, a Mohawk-wearing 17-year-old violent misfit; the opposite, a homosexual 13-year-old forged out by way of his family members, hustling at the streets and attempting to live on. Acclaimed writer Davida Wills Hurwin creates a riveting narrative advised in alternating views in their lives sooner than and after the violent hate crime that modified either their futures.
Extra info for Top Ten Uses for an Unworn Prom Dress
I've got a half sister. So, that's bad enough, right? No … no … Dad goes and pulls the ultimate whammy He “puts his career on hold” to stay home with the brat. I believe it's called paternity leave or something. He starts doting over little Autumn (who is fittingly named after the season in which her mother is known to fly around on her broomstick) and pretty much becomes absolutely everything to her that he's never been to me. Bitter much? Me? And probably worst of all is the effect it has had on Mom.
My mom hasn't closed on a house in months,” I blurted out. “She hasn't made any commissions. ” There—I'd said it. I snuck a look his way. Nope, no arrogant smirk. In fact, his brow was heavy, as if in deep thought. ” I slipped my ring back and forth over my knuckle. “She'd kill me if she knew. That's why all this is top secret. ” “Which actually went to …” “Oh, clothes and volleyball shoes and movies,” I said, leaving out the chunks I'd dropped on hairdressers who'd promised to make my hair straight and silky.
Maybe that was why Kylie had scowled at me during morning break. Maybe she was feeling the vibes he sent out. Maybe— “So,” Jared said, rudely changing the subject. ” Check. Bank. Ugh. Couldn't we talk more about Rascal being jealous? But as much as I didn't want to tell him, I figured Jared deserved some kind of explanation for being forced to drive to Ventura. Even if he was getting paid for it. So I spilled. “My mom hasn't closed on a house in months,” I blurted out. “She hasn't made any commissions.