Can you say catastrophe?

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April Sinclair just wants what any normal thirteen-year-old would want: to disown her parents and obnoxious little sisters; to escape to summer camp ASAP with her two best friends, Billy and Brynn; and to make a good impression on Matt Parker, the hot new boy next door. Unfortunately, Matt witnesses April's utter humiliation at her birthday party. Then Billy kisses her. Just as April is trying to figure things out, her parents cancel her camp plans in lieu of a family RV trip. A summer of babysitting her sisters and "re-bonding" with her family isn't how she imagined life as a teenager. And it certainly won't help her straighten out her feelings about Billy or Matt. Is there any silver lining to a road trip in The Clunker with her family of misfits?

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full_title can you say catastrophe
author friedman laurie b
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lastUpdate 2018-03-20 23:21:44PM

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display_description "April Sinclair would like to blame someone for her mostly miserable life, and since her parents won't take responsibility, she blames the stork. Her teenage years kick off with a humiliating 13th birthday party, where one of her younger sisters reveals April's crush and the other puts on a show of peeing behind a tree like a boy. April can't wait to disown her loony family for a few weeks of summer camp with her two best friends. Meanwhile, she gets her first two kisses--from two different boys--and isn't sure how she feels about either one. But she's sure how she feels (horrified) when her parents cancel her camp plans in lieu of a family RV trip. Is there any silver lining to her summer?"--
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publishDate 2013
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series The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair
subject_facet Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Diaries. -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction
title_display Can you say catastrophe?
title_full Can you say catastrophe? / Laurie Friedman
title_short Can you say catastrophe?
topic_facet Dating (Social customs), Diaries, Family life