Because nobody needs to tell
to focus. p.1
I let out a sigh, then swallow hard.
Relief and disgust
are two emotions
not easily blended. p. 165
He reaches out
For his half-empty bottle of beer
But I grab the bottle before he can
And throw the beer in his face.
Then I leave him
brewing. p. 7
“I’m fine, thanks.” I say
Every time Mrs. Pratt asks how I ‘m doing,
A smile pasted on my face
With Please-God-Save-Me Glue. p. 149
Liz and Katie are forever-friends. Katie is a dancer, and Liz a photographer. Together they have spent the last ten years doing everything together. But after a Slumber Saturday sleepover fight, nothing is the same.
Liz’s growth and descriptions are so enjoyable. I made many notations that struck me as beautiful, wonderful, poignant, and memorable. I read this book in three class periods at school and it made me cry, and I kept on reading even though the kids could see me!