If given the opportunity, what sixteen-year-old wouldn’t jump at the chance to move in with a friend and live parent-free? Although, maybe “opportunity” isn’t the right word, since April had to tell her dad a tiny little untruth to make it happen (see #1: “Lied to Our Parents”). But she and her housemate, Vi, are totally responsible and able to take care of themselves. How they ended up “Skipping School” (#3), “Throwing a Crazy Party” (#8), “Buying a Hot Tub” (#4), and, um, “Harboring a Fugitive” (#7) at all is kind of a mystery to them.
Sarah Mlynowski has written four novels for teens ( Bras & Broomsticks , Frogs & French Kisses , Spells & Sleeping Bags ,and Parties & Potions )and six books for adults. She has taken many road tripsand gotten lost on every one.
Shelfari edited the description of Ten Things We Did Tuesday, January 4, 2011.