New Girl in Town
(Zondervan/Youth Specialties Feb. 9, 2004)
Real life stories about real life issues teens are facing today. Book one in a new StudentWare fiction series for mid-teens that deals with the challenges, problems, and excitement of becoming young women of faith When Laura Duffy's family moves to Satellite Beach, Florida, she feels out of place as a junior at the high school where her good grades mark her as a nerd. Mrs. Isaacsen, a school counselor, invites Laura to join a weekly group for 'conflicted' girls. There she gets to know Michelle (a sophisticated sophomore), Joy Beth (a super athlete), KJ (a freshman with an attitude), and Celeste (a junior who's friends with every hunk in the school). The girls form a bond, and as various things happen in their busy lives, they learn to use Mrs. Isaacsen's 'secret keys' as a means for coping. This is the first of four books in Youth Specialties' 'Nama Beach High series by veteran girls' fiction author Nancy Rue.
- 0310243998 / 9780310243991
- 6.7 oz.
- 5.3 x 0.5