Trouble Blows West - excerpt from 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Entry

Trouble Blows West excerpt from Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Entry Putting her mouth in motion before her mind is in gear causes thirteen year old Ginnie West a mountain of problems When Charlie Owens the biggest bully in seventh grade comes barreling toward her tw

  • Title: Trouble Blows West - excerpt from 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Entry
  • Author: Monique Bucheger
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Putting her mouth in motion before her mind is in gear causes thirteen year old Ginnie West a mountain of problems When Charlie Owens, the biggest bully in seventh grade, comes barreling toward her twin brother, Toran, Ginnie forgets once again that she d be better off thinking before she acts She knocks Charlie on his rear, earning his wrath and her brother s disgust.ChPutting her mouth in motion before her mind is in gear causes thirteen year old Ginnie West a mountain of problems When Charlie Owens, the biggest bully in seventh grade, comes barreling toward her twin brother, Toran, Ginnie forgets once again that she d be better off thinking before she acts She knocks Charlie on his rear, earning his wrath and her brother s disgust.Charlie doesn t take being flattened by a girl well and vows to make Ginnie pay for humiliating him in front of the entire student body eating in the school cafeteria Ginnie is worried about the grudge Toran is holding than hurting Charlie s pride until Charlie corners her, promising revenge.Ginnie vows to make Charlie leave her alone and convinces Toran to help her pull a payback prank At Charlie s house, Ginnie hears a loud thwack and sees Charlie s dad level him with a blow to the chest Charlie drops to the floor like a dirty dishrag At first, Ginnie can t comprehend the truth of what she sees Even though her mind screams Run her feet refuse to budge.When Charlie s dad kicks him, the horror of what she is witnessing jump starts her brain Ginnie pounds on the door, only to have Charlie s dad chase after her Ginnie flees, but can t outrun the sound of Charlie s whimpers Scared and shaking, Ginnie no longer sees Charlie as a bully to best, but a kid in a pile of trouble.Ginnie confronts the harsh reality of child abuse and quickly realizes that hard truths rarely have easy answers Watching Charlie battle with anger and confusion as he struggles to make sense of his world makes Ginnie determined to become Charlie s ally, even if he won t let her be his friendOUBLE BLOWS WEST is a 51,000 word young adult novel.

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