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Ten Miles Past Normal

Janie Gorman wants to be normal The problem with that she s not She s smart and creative and a little bit funky She s also an unwilling player in her parents modern hippy, let s live on a goat farm experiment regretfully, instigated by a younger, much enthusiastic Janie This, to put it simply, is not helping Janie reach that normal target She has to milk go Janie Gorman wants to be normal The problem with that she s not She s smart and creative and a little bit funky She s also an unwilling player in her parents modern hippy, let s live on a goat farm experiment regretfully, instigated by a younger, much enthusiastic Janie This, to put it simply, is not helping Janie reach that normal target She has to milk goats every day and endure her mother s pseudo celebrity in the homemade life, crunchy mom blogosphere Goodbye the days of frozen lasagna and suburban living, hello crazy long bus ride to high school and total isolation and hovering embarrassments of all kinds The fresh baked bread is good the threat of homemade jeans, not so much It would be nice to go back to that old suburban life or some grown up, high school version of it, complete with nice, normal boyfriends who wear crew neck sweaters and like social studies So, what s wrong with normal Well, kind of everything She knows that, of course, why else would she learn bass and join Jam Band, how else would she know to idolize infamous wild child and high school senior Emma her best friend Sarah s older sister , why else would she get arrested while doing a school project on a local freedom school jail was not part of the assignment And, why else would she kind of be falling in like with a boy named Monster yes, that is his real name Janie was going for normal, but she missed her mark by about ten miles and we mean that as a compliment Frances O Roark Dowell s fierce humor and keen eye make her YA debut literary and wise In the spirit of John Green and E Lockhart, Dowell s relatable, quirky characters and clever, fluid writing prove that growing up gets complicated and normal is WAY overrated

Title : Ten Miles Past Normal
Author :  Frances O'Roark Dowell
Language : English
Isbn : 1416995854
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 211 pages

Rating: 4.5

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