By Ann Brashares
Summer time is a time to develop
Polly has an idea that she can't cease puzzling over, person who contains altering a couple of issues approximately herself. She's environment her attractions on a
more glamorous existence, yet it's going to take all of her concentration. not less than that approach she won't need to watch her pals relocating to this point ahead.
Jo is spending the summer time at her family's seashore condo, operating as a busgirl and bonding with the older, cooler ladies she'll see at highschool come September. She didn't expect a short fling with a lovely boy altering her complete summer time. Or feeling embarrassed by means of her center university acquaintances. and she or he didn't expect her kin in any respect. . .
Ama isn't really an outdoorsy woman. She desired to be at a tutorial camp, doing study in an air-conditioned library, incomes A's. as an alternative her summer season scholarship lands her on a barren region journey packed with flirting young ones, blisters, most unlikely mountain climbing trails, and a tragic loss of hair items. it's a new summer time. And a brand new sisterhood. Come develop with them.
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This happened again just a few days ago when I was out walk ing with my mother. It was near noon on a weekday, and there weren't very many people out and about on the broad avenue. My mother and I had just emerged from a department store G o o d bye Tsuo u m i when a powerful gust of wind crashed down on top of us, bring ing with it the scent of the ocean. We both recognized it immediately. "What is that? It smells like salt water," said my mother. "It must be from over that way, you know . .
But my mother made such a display of going around to all the neigh bors to say her goodbyes, and she acted so genuinely sorry to be leaving that I could see everyone in our small town would end up hearing the news before very long. Of course this meant l would have to switch my own tack. In the end I made up my mind just to go ahead and get together with anyone I felt like seeing. Also, little by little, I started to pack up the things in my room. Packing was a task that put me in a luminously beautiful , heartrending frame of mind.
Mixed in with the after noon light that flooded the room, the glow of the reading lamp looked incredibly white. A string of melodies flowed quietly on and on in the background. We sat in silence until the record ended, 47 BANANA Y OS H I M O T O listening to this music, reading our magazines. Then the room was enveloped in a blanket of stillness that was disturbed only at in tervals by the quiet rustle of pages flipping, flipping, flipping. Tsugumi . I understand her now that I'm so far away.
3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares