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Keeping the Moon (Reissue)

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Never underestimate the power of friendship.

 

When Colie goes to spend the summer at the beach, she doesnt expect much.

 

But Colie didnt count on meeting Morgan and Isabel.

 

Through them, she learns what true friendship is all about, and finally starts to realize her potential.

 

And that just might open the door to her first chance at love. . . .

 

“A down-to-earth Cinderella story. . . captures that special feeling.” —The New York Post

 

Also by Sarah Dessen:

Along for the Ride

Dreamland

Just Listen

Lock and Key

The Moon and More

Someone Like You

That Summer

This Lullaby

The Truth About Forever

What Happened to Goodbye

Synopsis:

Unabridged CDs ? 5 CDs, 6 hours

There's a secret to being confident, but it's not what you think.

Synopsis:

Fifteen-year-old Colie is spending the summer with her eccentric Aunt Mira while her mother travels. Formerly chubby and still insecure, Colie has built a shell around herself. But her summer with her aunt, her aunt's tenant Norman, and her friends at the Last Chance Diner teaches her some important lessons about friendship and learning to love yourself.

About the Author

Sarah Dessen is one of the most popular writers for young adults. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, which have received numerous awards and rave reviews, and have sold more than seven million copies. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, Jay, and their daughter, Sasha Clementine. Visit her online at www.sarahdessen.com.

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Lexie C, November 30, 2010 (view all comments by Lexie C)
Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen was a realistic fiction. It is about a girl, Colie, who is fat and has no friends. Her mom is Kiki Sparks, the workout woman. Kiki goes on a tour and sends Colie to North Carolina for the summer. Colie stays with her crazy aunt Mira and thinks her life is over, until she meets Morgan and Isabel from a restaurant called the Last Chance. Colie then joins them by working there. One of the cooks, Norman, is a friend of Mira’s. Colie and Norman start to talk and get to know each other. She has more fun in North Carolina than she ever thought she would. “There it was, that dry spot at the back of my throat, and instantly I was fat again, my face broken out, pulling back my trench coat tighter to hide myself.” I like how this sentence in the book describes how Colie feels. This book goes back to memories Colie had and I can always picture them. The wonderful author Sarah Dessen has done it again with its fantastic page-turner. I recommend this book.

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cr_harvey94, September 27, 2007 (view all comments by cr_harvey94)
Sarah Dessen is my favorite author, her writings smart, funny, and sweet. All of Dessens books are so good, but there was something about this one that had so much more to it.
Keeping the Moon makes your relize how mean the world is, and how to deal with it.
Colie goes from being way over weight, to having a fitness crazed mom, to being fit herself, but then her reputation changes from fat girl, to slut.
Colie is sent away to stay with her crazy aunt Mira for the summer while her mom goes on some health tour in europe. It seems as if all Colie wants is to be left alone. Soon she is pulled into the Last Change resteraunt, there she meets Sweet Morgan, and not so sweet Isabell. Colie finds herself working there, with them and her Aunts friend Norman, who's a crazy artist. From them she learns how to face the world, and be a strong confident women.
Sarah Dessen is absolutly wonderful, every time i finish one of her books i get chills, and tear, because it's all so deep, and so real.
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joycepakusa, February 28, 2007 (view all comments by joycepakusa)
hello great book
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142401767
Other:
Dessen, Sarah
Publisher:
Speak
Author:
Dessen, Sarah
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Teenage girls
Subject:
Restaurants
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44x5.60x.66 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12 up to 16

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Unabridged CDs ? 5 CDs, 6 hours

There's a secret to being confident, but it's not what you think.

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Fifteen-year-old Colie is spending the summer with her eccentric Aunt Mira while her mother travels. Formerly chubby and still insecure, Colie has built a shell around herself. But her summer with her aunt, her aunt's tenant Norman, and her friends at the Last Chance Diner teaches her some important lessons about friendship and learning to love yourself.

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