The Usual Rules: By: Joyce Maynard

March 19, 2012
By KiwiIdentity BRONZE, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
KiwiIdentity BRONZE, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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The Usual Rules is a heart gripping book about a 13-year old girl Wendy whos mother dies in the Sept. 11 attack. After, she goes and lives with her father and his girlfriend where she meets new friends. The time spent in California with her father, made her realize life will move on even if she doesn't feel it will. She learns her mothers always there for her but that numb feeling won't always be there for her to feel.

The author's comments:
This book is so inspiring! A 13-year old who faces incredible controversies all because of the 9/11 attack is amazing. It taught me to enjoy life and the people in this world. To forgive and forget. To love and be loved. It's definetly worth the read.!

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