Stepping 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. while she's accredited, all that she will be able to take into consideration are 4 years of enjoyable along with her top neighbors, Michelle, Yolanda, and Charisse—the TTC (the Too Tight Crew). yet existence has different plans for Eboni. whilst her father ultimately lands his dream activity, everyone seems to be excited—except Eboni. whereas Dad's new enterprise enterprise capability relocating the kin to glamorous l. a., for Eboni it capability relocating clear of her buddies, her overwhelm Vincent, and every little thing she has ever recognized. an enthralling coming-of-age tale that offers with universal adolescent matters equivalent to physique photograph, being the "new woman" 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 women all over.
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The minute he found out about the move, he got on the computer and researched the flight route, yearround weather conditions, all of the main freeways, and the city’s major attractions. He had also mapped out the way to UCLA, where Yvette would be attending college, and knew how far it was from our new house to our new restaurant. “It’s actually six hours when you factor in weather conditions,” he continues. “Honey, why don’t you and the girls go on in. We’ll meet you at the gate,” Daddy tells Mom.
I’ve got a big case in the morning,” Mr. Goldstein yells. “So what else is new,” Deb groans. ” Mom smiles as she walks the Goldsteins to the door. “Sure,” Linda Goldstein says. ” “That woman sure can talk,” Daddy says after they leave. “But they seem nice,” Mom replies, tacking the Goldsteins’ information on the refrigerator. ” I ask. “Clearly, she’s adopted,” Mom says. In my room, I lie back on the bed and gaze at the pretty fern in the terra-cotta pot. Dear God, I may have just met my first West Coast friend.
Toni! Toné! ” The smooth voice of lead singer, Raphael Saadiq, croons, “ . . maybe I’ll take a flight out tonight/it never rains in Southern California/I’ll see you when I get there . ” Everything looks beautiful, except for a thin layer of brown stuff that seems to float below the clouds. “Check out that smog,” Corey informs me as he leans over to get a better look. ” “It’s a haze. It comes from too many cars,” he schools me. As the airplane gently descends, the transforming waters of the Pacific Ocean come into view and I imagine running along the beach like they do in the videos I’ve watched over and over again.