Old Story, New Twist

Old Story, New Twist Cover

Old Story, New Twist

By Rachel Wise

Simon Spotlight, Paperback, 9781442453289, 153pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2012

Samantha struggles to follow her own advice when writing a column for the school newspaper reveals a hidden desire.
Samantha loves being a star reporter for the school newspaper, and she especially loves it when she's teamed up with her crush, Michael Lawrence. So she's especially upset when Mr. Trigg doesn t pair them together will Michael forget all about her if they don t work together? And to make matters worse, Sam's best friend likes a boy whom Sam can t stand. How do your tell your best friend you think she has terrible taste?
To keep her mind off of her own problems, Sam concentrates on writing her Dear Know-It-All advice column. While encouraging a letter writer who's too shy to try out for the gymnastics team, Sam realizes that she d secretly like to try out for the team herself. Sam advises the hopeful girl to Go for it Don t be afraid Reach for the stars But can Sam take her own advice?