The Pants first came to us at the perfect moment. That is, when we were splitting up for the first time. It was two summers ago when they first worked their magic, and last summer when they shook up our lives once again. You see, we dont wear the Pants year-round. We let them rest so they are extra powerful when summer comes. (There was the time this spring when Carmen wore them to her moms wedding, but that was a special case.)
Now were facing our last summer together. In September we go to college. And its not like one of those TV shows where all of us magically turn up at the same college. Were going to four different colleges in four different cities (but all within four hours of one anotherthat was our one rule). Were headed off to start our real lives.
Tomorrow night at Gildas well launch the Pants on their third summer voyage. Tomorrow begins the time of our lives. Its when well need our Pants the most.
was in a mood. All she could see was change. All anybody talked about was
change. She didnt like Bees wearing heels for the second day in a row. She
felt peevish about Lenas getting three inches trimmed off her hair. Couldnt
everybody just leave everything alone for a few minutes?
Tibby was a slow adjuster. In preschool, her teachers had said she had trouble with transitions. Tibby preferred looking backward for information rather than forward. As far as she was concerned, shed take a nursery school report card over a fortune-teller any day of the week. It was the cheapest and best self-analysis around.
Tibby saw Gildas through these same eyes. It was changing. Its glory days of the late nineteen eighties were far behind it. It was showing its age. The once-shiny wood floor was scratched and dull. One of the mirror panels was cracked. The mats looked as old as Tibby, and theyd been cleaned much less. ...
Girls in Pants is every bit as good as the first two books in the series.
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