6 Dates to Disaster
Cynthia T Toney
BIRD FACE SERIES
When Wendy’s family faces financial hardship, she must find a way to see Mrs. V and Sam again—but will she lose David forever in the process?
For her mom’s birthday, Wendy finds an old jewelry box at a flea market—the perfect gift for someone who loves salvaged junk. But inside the box is a cryptic note that appears to have been written recently. Wendy’s curiosity leads her on a search with boyfriend David at her side, eager to help. Who wrote the note, and did the intended recipient ever see it? But when Wendy’s stepfather loses his job, she needs more personal and urgent help—the financial kind. The family’s plan to visit Alaska on vacation is headed down the sewer like a hard Louisiana rain. How will Wendy ever see Mrs. V or Sam again? An opportunity arrives in the form of tutoring Melissa, one of the Sticks, and Wendy’s money problems appear to be solved. Until the arrangement takes a turn that gets Wendy into trouble like never before. In the final months of ninth grade, she might lose everything she counted on for the future.
"This book was a great read. It did an excellent job of capturing high school life ...
also family life when facing financial hardships. It has some twists that will catch most readers by surprise."
—Steven R. McEvoy, Book Reviews & More
The author got to know deaf co-workers at one of her jobs (they preferred the term "deaf") and became interested in communicating better with them by learning American Sign Language.