Amy by Mary Hooper

By Mary Hooper

It's a tricky time for Amy--her top neighbors have deserted her and she's feeling lonely and susceptible. Then, she meets Zed in a web chat room and their on-line dating fast develops. Amy is overjoyed to contemplate him her boyfriend. yet is Zed the individual he claims to be? opposed to her personal larger judgement and regardless of her mom and dad warnings, Amy meets Zed on the beach--with scary consequences.

Schools and libraries, mom and dad and teens will savor this insightful, well-written novel. Mary Hooper provides a cautionary tale for this day that's fullyyt real looking, by no means preachy and completely gripping.

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He could throw the box. It would be all her fault. " "I'm sorry," said Charlie, lowering the box.  He dropped the box of cereal as a swarm of red ants quickly moved across his wrist.  The back of his hand was already covered with dozens of small welts, and the agony was incredible.  how could ant stings possibly hurt this bad?  His hand and arm were already starting to swell up.  With Lauren's help, he quickly pulled off his shirt and threw it to the floor. " said Lauren. " he shrieked.  It was like somebody had jabbed red-hot needles along the ants' path.

He could throw the box. It would be all her fault. " "I'm sorry," said Charlie, lowering the box.  He dropped the box of cereal as a swarm of red ants quickly moved across his wrist.  The back of his hand was already covered with dozens of small welts, and the agony was incredible.  how could ant stings possibly hurt this bad?  His hand and arm were already starting to swell up.  With Lauren's help, he quickly pulled off his shirt and threw it to the floor. " said Lauren. " he shrieked.  It was like somebody had jabbed red-hot needles along the ants' path.

And the burning misery went away for good as his head struck the tile floor.  This was the kind of breath that could make a devout priest question his faith, for if God truly loved His creations, how could He allow any of them to be subjected to this hellish halitosis?  Otherwise the patient's breath might have made her fingerprints dissolve away. The patient, a heavyset man in his fifties, bit down.  After a couple more tries the fit was right. " _And try to exhale as rarely as possible_, she mentally added.

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