Winnie Perry is a teenager—at last! And it’s a really big deal. A ginormous deal, that, wouldn’t you know it, brings ginormous problems. The Winnie Years is an ongoing series of children’s fiction novels by American author Lauren Myracle. In Thirteen Winnie finds that one of her brother’s friends is battling leukemia, prompting her to later donate her hair to Locks of Love. Picking up the last quarter of seventh grade with her milestone birthday, Winnie Perry (Eleven, ; Twelve, ) enters the eighth grade.

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Want to Read saving…. She was born in in North Carolina. Winnie broke up with Lars because he wasn’t treating her right. During this time she also finds that it’s hard to talk about her changing life, as her friends are either growing up too fast or too slow. She had been flirting with him all summer, so should she really expect something different? Joseph, the boy with Leukemia, is conveniently responding to the treatment toward the end of this year when Winnie is at her lowest?

Thirteen is an excellent book for teenagers to read. The other books didn’t mention cell phones at all! The novel Thirteen does have a lot of fun adventures, but it also explores the relationship between Winnie and her boyfriend Larson, or Lars as she calls him.

It’s a fun, cute read when you’re bored, and I will read this book again, when I just need something fun to calm me down. Dinah starts talking to weird Mary Woods, her mom doesn’t have enough time to back her a cake, and Dinah gets suspended because Mary Woods turns out to be a shoplifter. I think ” Thirteen Plus One ” was an enjoyable book to read during the summer. I laughed out loud. Winnie has an older sister Sandra, who is a senior and is fa The book ‘Thirteen’ by Lauren Myracle is about a girl named Winnie who is turning thirteen and is facing the challenges and developments of a thirteen year old.


I like that she is true to herself, she comes out of her shell especially with Lars and Cinnamon she stands up for herself and not as much in the beginning as in the end. So the book stops in early September, at her high school before she goes in. Suzy Weaver Kline and Suzy Kline. Oh wow I simply cannot wait. And the lessons learned were poignant and spot-on for what girls that age struggle with some of which are things that girls of all ages–even those of us who are well beyond the middle grades–struggle with.

Her plot line can help to avoid all of these problems and if you do get into one, her advice will help.

Nancy Springer and Serena Blasco. That made this book hard to read. Apr 06, Kylynn Reid rated it it was amazing.

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She ends up not doing it, because she doesn’t want to look weird. Winnie I was disappointed by this book. Another problem she and her boyfriend Lars aren’t as close as they thought and end up breaking up. Send your email To. Cinnamon’s boyfriend Bryce broke up with her! They also have dishwasher duty the horror for the rest of their lives. If you have a suggestion about this website or are experiencing a problem with it, or if you need to report abuse on the site, please let us myacle.

Thirteen Plus One

The author can really paint a picture of the setting in your head. And then there are her siblings, moody for their own reasons, and a mom who has a couple secrets of her own.

I read plenty of YA and had recently started to dip my toes into MG at the urging of my nephewbut needed a broader scope. I Spy the Illuminati Eye. Winnie’s mother is pregnant! Then Dinah is caught for keeping somebody’s stolen make up products in her locker, which caused her parents to decide to send her off to a I really ghirteen this book.


Mar thurteen, Olivia rated it really liked it.

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Sick of the issues and problems that come with getting older, Winnie vows that she won’t go through any changes, despite life having other plans for her. Return to Book Page. See 2 questions about Thirteen…. This article has 0 comments. Especially since a recent study has shown that schoolchildren who date earliest do wo While I thought Eleven and Twelve were quite appropriate for their titled ages, I was not as enamored with this book in the beginning.

The book ends with her birthday party like in the other books and the reveal that her mother myrwcle expecting.

I thought that it was more enjoyable. Now the age is a big thing that confuses me because she’s a thirteen year old in high school.

I read the first one on a whim, a decision to develop myself “professionally” because I dream that, when I’m finished with my MLS program, that I’ll be a kick-butt YA and children’s services librarian in a public library who will help reluctant readers find the book that will help them turn the corner and develop a lifelong love of reading.

Extreme, horrible, freak-out nervousness, the kind I occasionally experienced before having to give an oral presentation or introduce myself to a crowd of strangers. Then, Alphonse reveals that he wants to kiss her. Not than Winnie is obsessing about it, since she’s living in the now and has a whole bunch High-School list before freshman year rolls around.

A fun upbeat kind of person, can be strict, and gets angry in the summer from the heat. Add a personal note.

Thirteen (The Winnie Years, #4) by Lauren Myracle

Jun 03, Sarah added it. Poor Winnie and her longing for a cupcake. Don’t have an account?