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When we meet the main character, she is living with her father, a housekeeper and in a new home, in new town. Quickly we learn her mother has died , father moved and now she is having to adjust to whole new life. This is a tender story, well written, and helps us see how she adapts, grows and becomes herself in a more adult world.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   Momma gone

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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