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18. The Cool Group Has Money
Jen is poor. Her dad left when she
seven years old. Her mom didn't go to
, so she can't get any good jobs. Jen
she could get a job, but she is
13 years old. Jen also wants to be
of the cool group. The cool group buys
clothes, shoes, makeup, and jewelry. Jen always wear
simple things, like a t-shirt.
One of the
in the cool group is Jen's cousin. Her
is Dana. Dana convinced the cool group to
Jen on a shopping trip. Jen is excited.
wants to convince them that she is cool
to be a part of the group. When
sees them, she feels bad about herself. They
all dressing so much nicer than her. Jen
to ignore this. She and the cool group
inside Rural Insiders, the most popular store for
. Everything is so expensive though.
All of the
in the group except Jen stand in line
buy something. "Are you going to get anything,
?" asks one of the girls. "Yeah!" Jen says.
grabs a dress. It is $80! She buys
dress, but she plans to return it.