Moving into Millwood excessive, the "tightest" highschool in Baltimore, is all that is been eating thirteen-year-old F.A.T. (Fabulous And Thick, that's) Eboni Michelle Imes. whilst she's authorized, all that she will take into consideration are 4 years of enjoyable along with her most sensible pals, Michelle, Yolanda, and Charisse—the TTC (the Too Tight Crew). yet existence has different plans for Eboni. whilst her father ultimately lands his dream task, everyone seems to be excited—except Eboni. whereas Dad's new company enterprise capability relocating the family members to glamorous la, for Eboni it potential relocating clear of her buddies, her overwhelm Vincent, and every thing she has ever recognized. a captivating coming-of-age tale that offers with universal adolescent concerns resembling physique picture, being the "new lady" at school, and adjusting to a brand new local, Beacon Hills excessive is bound to resonate with not just Mo'Nique's younger fanatics, but in addition teenage ladies in every single place.
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Freshman orientation is coming up and we’ve gotta go pick up our registration packets,” Michelle informs me. “To the TTC,” I chant, unzipping my jacket to reveal the T-shirt they gave me at the party. “To the TTC,” they chant back as they pile into Lance’s Lexus and drive off. On the way to Baltimore/Washington International, I gaze out at my hometown and try to remain positive. A. is gonna be great . . it’s gonna be great . . it’s gonna be great. Maybe if I say it enough, I’ll start to believe it.
Oh, and what’s up with the parents? How does a black girl have white parents? Chapter 7 I t looks nice in here, honey,” Mom observes as she checks on my room-decorating. “Thanks. ” I step back to check out my handiwork. Having a bigger room is cool, but trying to decorate it is hard. Since I missed home so much, Deb suggested I incorporate my life back in B-More with my new one in Cali. So far, there were framed photos of the TTC, one of Michelle and me at graduation, pictures of us from the party, and one that Charisse snuck and took of me and Vincent hugging.
I guess that’s how it is out here. ” “It sure was,” Yvette says, checking out the photo. ” On the way to our new house, Daddy plays the proud tour guide. ” I ask, attempting to sound it out. “Cen-ti-nel-a,” Daddy replies phonetically. “These sure are some crazy-sounding names,” I say. ” “They’re Spanish,” Corey schools us again. “We’re close to Mexico. Even the name of the city is Spanish. ” I hope there are a few here assigned to me. I. ” Corey looks on, impressed. ” “After the NBA, Magic Johnson built businesses in inner-city neighborhoods,” Daddy notes.
Beacon Hills High: A Novel by Mo'Nique
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