This book is perfect for it's audience. I loved it when I was a tween and I love it now.
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When you're fourteen you feel so grown up - then you have to make choices. You have to, effectively, decide what you're going to do with your life. You have to chose your GCSEs And my god, that's hard.
Lucy is a nice character, struggling with growing up, leaving childhood.