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Most Beautiful Jennifer S Burrows

Most Beautiful

Jennifer S Burrows

Published December 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780898243765
Paperback
50 pages
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 About the Book 

The novel is told in the recognizable voice of an eleven-year old full, of negative thoughts about moving to the country away from her friends, fearful about starting at a new school, beset with feelings of insecurity about her looks, and continuallyMoreThe novel is told in the recognizable voice of an eleven-year old full, of negative thoughts about moving to the country away from her friends, fearful about starting at a new school, beset with feelings of insecurity about her looks, and continually irritated by her younger siblings. On September 11, Alis mom shows up at school and she finds out that two planes crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City and is devastated. After September 11 it is not only Ali who changes. Her parents pay her more attention and focus on what really matters. Ali decides to stop feeling sorry for herself, to become someone who has changed on the inside, where true beauty resides.The book captures, in a sensitive, gentle, non-threatening way, the essence of feelings that Americans shared after 9/11.