Synopses & Reviews
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 Dinerand150teaches her some important lessons about friendship and learning to love yourself.
'\"Teens will want to cheer.\"(SLJ, starred review) '
Always an outcast, Colie expects the worst when she is sent to spend the summer with her eccentric aunt, Mira. Yet when she lands a job at the Last Chance Cafe, she meets two new friends who help Colie see herself in a new way.
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.