Keeping the moon book summary
Keeping the Moon by Sarah DessenThere is an alternate cover edition for this ISBN13 here.
Colie expects the worst when shes sent to spend the summer with her eccentric aunt Mira while her mother, queen of the television infomercial, tours Europe. Always an outcast -- first for being fat and then for being easy -- Colie has no friends at home and doesnt expect to find any in Colby, North Carolina.
But then she lands a job at the Last Chance Cafe and meets fellow waitresses Morgan and Isabel, best friends with a loving yet volatile relationship. Wacky yet wise, Morgan and Isabel help Colie see herself in a new way and realize the potential that has been there all along.
Keeping the Moon
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Keeping the Moon is an award-winning novel by author Sarah Dessen. In this novel Nicole Sparks, who goes by the nickname Colie, goes to spend the summer with eccentric Aunt Mira in the small beach town of Colby. Colie's mother, Kiki Sparks, is a world-renowned fitness and nutrition guru that is touring Europe for the summer to promote her programs and fitness products. The novel focuses on self-esteem issues that children go through when they are overweight or different from the other kids in their school. The novel also deals with the issue of bullying taking place in schools and among children, and how bullying and torment breaks down the self-esteem of children. The summer that Colie spends in Colie teaches her that she has always had what she needs inside of her to feel and be a beautiful person; she just needed some kind and understanding people to bring it out in her.
Keeping the Moon is a young adult novel by author Sarah Dessen. It is her third novel and was first published in While her mother, a famous television fitness coach, is on promotion tour in Europe, fifteen-year-old Colie has to spend the summer holidays with her aunt Mira in Colby, North Carolina. Having endured a tough time at school, Colie is not looking forward to Colby. In her hometown Charlotte , Colie is an outsider as she used to be very overweight and, after losing weight, mean rumors about her being easy to get were spread. Soon after her arrival Colie gets to know Morgan and Isabel who serve as waitresses in the Last Chance Diner where Norman is working as cook.