A Story of Friendship and Love
Three teens: one girl, two boys. Two friends to start. Then three. Then two. As if teenage friendships aren’t hard enough… Marissa and Jack have been best friends for as long as they can remember, only having troubles when Jack wasn’t always honest about himself.
Despite their differences, however, their friendship endures. But that friendship is challenged when a new student, Julien, moves to town and upsets the longstanding dynamic between Marissa and Jack. Through an uncomplicated plot learn how the teens navigate some fairly complex emotions.
Total Words: 6,500
©2018. French. Level 2–3. High school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 75 pages.
About the Author
Jennifer Degenhardt taught middle and high school Spanish for 24 years. She decided to combine her language skills with storytelling, specifically involving kids and culture. Her books highlight cultural, social, economic, and political themes necessary for continued conversation, both inside and outside the classroom. She hopes her stories will provide a platform for discussion, as anything can be solved—to some degree—with a conversation.