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.


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