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Friendship Flipped

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When Bryce Loski was seven years old, he moved into a new neighborhood. A little girl named Juli Baker lived across the street. She insisted on helping Bryce and his family move in but was a little too pushy and had muddy shoes and Bryce was immediately annoyed by her. Juli was constantly at the door wanting to play; Bryce's dad made many excuses for him for several weeks. Bryce started second grade, Juli Baker constantly pestered him, following him around at school, This went on til seventh grade, when Bryce's grandfather Chet Duncan moves in with the family. Chet finds Juli different, special, kind of girl who's hard to come across. there was this old sycamore tree that Juli loved to climb and no one ever understood why. One day, the owner was going to cut it down the sycamore tree Juli's protest and dismay.
When the sycamore tree was cut Juli developed a friendship with Chet Duncan while he helps her work on her messy lawn after Bryce dad had offended her yard. Bryce begins to develop feelings for Juli just as Juli was starting to get over Bryce. Her feelings completely disappear when she overhears Byrce and his friend talking about her mentally challenged uncle, and sees him throwing away the eggs she gave him. Juli tells Bryce she never wants to speak to him again but she and her family were invited to the Loski's house for a sit down dinner that same day. Before the dinner she tells Bryce about her uncle and tells him she doesn't want to speak to him again, not ever. After dinner she apologizes for the way she acted. Bryce is upset that she apologizes, because that means that she doesn't care enough to hold a grudge.
She continues to have mixed feelings when the basket boy auction is just around the corner. She hears that...

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...nk Flipped is a very awesome book that i think is bases on a love story and friendship. One of my favorite quotes is when Juli said “My heart stopped. It just stopped beating. And for the first time in my life, I had that feeling. You know, like the world is moving all around you, all beneath you, all inside you, and you're floating. Floating in midair. And the only thing keeping you from drifting away is the other person's eyes. They're connected to yours by some invisible physical force, and they hold you fast while the rest of the world swirls and twirls and falls completely away.” . I also like this story because its very believable and very possible for all of this to happened in someone’s life. I would recommend “Flipped” to a friend if they enjoy reading love stories.

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Draanen, Wendelin Van. Flipped. New York: Knopf, 2001. Print.
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