Sometimes Josie wonders what other people are thinking, and in this uniquely constructed novel, readers "leap" into the minds and viewpoints of Josie and everyone around her as she goes through her day. Josie learns that birthday surprises, play auditions, and the all-important initiation at... read more
Josie soon-to-be-sixteen Taylor was born on Leap Day, February 29, and now it's her "fourth" birthday. Like any average teenager, sometimes she wonders what other people are thinking, but today it's the reader who gets to find out, by "leaping" into the minds and viewpoints of Josie and her.... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Josie soon-to-be-sixteen Taylor was born on Leap Day, February 29, and now it's her "fourth" birthday. Like any average teenager, sometimes she wonders what other people are thinking, but today it's the reader who gets to find out, by "leaping" into the minds and viewpoints of Josie and her. Birthday surprises, school play auditions, her driver's test, a scavenger hunt, and the all-important sweet-sixteen initiation at the lake, are the things that define Josie Taylor today, But what define her tomorrow and in the days to come are the people who touch her life at every moment. Leap Day is full of everyday imaginations and truths in the life and future of one "everyday" teenager!
“I have the same thought every four years when my Leap Day birthday ends - tomorrow will be March 1st. Just a regular day, where I'll be no one special. Absolutely nothing will separate me from anyone else. But this time something's different. This time, I don't believe it.”Josie Taylor
“You don’t stop playing when you get old, you get old when you stop playing.”Highlighted by 46 Kindle customers
“Mit dyna kiskas feldor zholen mestin. May they measure fields with your intestines.”Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
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‘May you fall from the top of the Chrysler Building and may people lean out their windows and hit you on the head with a baseball bat as you go by.’”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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