Love and Other Four-Letter Words by Carolyn Mackler: | christmas-poem.info: BooksSammie Davis is sixteen and her life is anything but perfect. Her parents have separated, and she's had to leave her cosy life in suburbia for a tiny apartment in New York. She begins a hot and humid summer struggling with feelings of resentment, anger As the vacation rolls on, she finds new depths to the word "love", and comes to understand that with it come other four-letter words, like "hate", "loss" and "gain". But most important of all, "grow". She has written short stories and feature articles for numerous publications, and makes frequent appearances on television and radio. She lives in New York City with her family.
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Love and Other Four-letter Words
With her parents splitting up, year-old Sammie Davis may not want to feel a thing, but feelings happen. Overnight Sammie is forced to deal with change. And one change spawns another: Roles get reversed, old and new friendships tested, and sexual feelings awakened. Her books have been published in… More about Carolyn Mackler. Read An Excerpt. Ebook —.
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Until this summer, the biggest problems year-old Samantha Davis faced were her embarrassingly large breasts, nicknamed "the Grand Tetons after those mountains in Wyoming," and the fact that her gorgeous best friend, Kitty, always made her feel like a Plain Jane: "It sounds awful, but if you saw a Jaguar and a Ford Taurus parked next to each other, which one would you want to drive? She is forced to move from upstate New York to Manhattan, play nursemaid to her depressed mother, and suffer the utter boredom of not knowing anyone in a city of 8 million. But then she meets Eli, the cute "crunchy granola" son of her mom's friend, and Phoebe, the quirky girl in Central Park who categorizes people by the dog breed they resemble. Exposure to the urban scene, new friendships, and a developing sense of self cause Sammie to realize "that along with love comes other four-letter words. Like hate , obviously And gain. And most important, grow.