All posts tagged: jahaziel minor

February 16th

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adolescent fiction / Uncategorized / Young Adult Fiction

I am so excited!! On Friday we leave for our annual trip to Florida. Every winter, for as far back as I can remember, my family has gone to Walt Disney World for a glorious week of “fun in the sun.” It all started the year that my father was invited to attend his first medical convention in the city of Orlando. Because it also happened to be the home of the Magic Kingdom, my […]

February 9th

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adolescent fiction / Young Adult Fiction

You’re probably wondering why my girlfriends all got me stuffed animals for my birthday, aren’t you? After all, it is kind of a weird gift to give a twelve year old. Unless, of course, that twelve year old is me. Because, you see, it just so happens that I love stuffed animals and dolls. I have been collecting them ever since I was a little girl. In fact, my bedroom is pretty much overflowing with […]

February 2nd

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adolescent fiction / Young Adult Fiction

I can’t believe it. Elise didn’t show up for my slumber party. And she didn’t call either. Supposedly, her mother phoned my father at the office on Friday afternoon to let him know that Elise wouldn’t be able to make it to my birthday party this year, but that was it. No explanation. No excuse. No apology. Nothing. When my father told me that she wasn’t coming, I wanted to call the whole thing off. […]

January 26th

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adolescent fiction / Young Adult Fiction

It’s my birthday this week. I should be thrilled, right? Well, I’m not. I don’t want to turn twelve years old. If anything, I want to go backwards – to get younger. Or, if that’s not possible, I’d like to at least stop getting any older. I just don’t want to grow up. Is that so bad? Well, is it? I know what you’re thinking. I’m thinking it too. I had just hoped that, maybe, […]