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Amy
Sep 11, 2011 Amy rated it liked it
It's hard being a girl. It's even harder being a girl when you don't try to be different, you just are different.

Rain is that different girl. While all the other 7th grade girls are vying for spots in front of the mirror, Rain just wants to be playing basketball and (GASP!) the drums - which in her school is a definite no-no. Only the boys are supposed to play drums....

Rain suddenly realizes she isn't so different after all when she discovers what she is feeling for a certain boy is a crush and
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Sandra "Jeanz"
Nov 10, 2011 Sandra "Jeanz" rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this short coming of age style short story. I loved the way Rain wanted to be different and play the drums! Rain is fairly confident in some ways and then really nervous and inexperienced with guys and relationships. Rain is not the typical girly girl she is more of a tomboy into sports and "boy things"Its the whole over looking the best guy for you, and then finding out the guy you do like is not so nice as you think and then finally the best friends get together.
its a totally
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Tricia Kristufek
Sep 18, 2011 Tricia Kristufek rated it liked it
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Rain isn't interested in the things that all of her other girl friends are suddenly doing: wearing make-up, shaving their legs and talking about boys nonstop. Much more interested in playing basketball than playing girly-girl, Rain upsets the status quo by joining the drum line. Being surrounded by boys gives Rain insight into the 'boy-girl thing' and brings her own feelings to the forefront when she meets Noah. As she struggles with her changing feelings, Rain finds an easy friendship on the ba ...more
Elizabeth Lang
Jun 21, 2012 Elizabeth Lang rated it it was amazing
Cassie McCown
Sep 05, 2011 Cassie McCown rated it it was amazing