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PDF À BOOK Sleeping in My Jeans FREE Þ Sixteen year old Mattie Rollins has it all figured out She'll ace her advanced high school courses earn a college scholarship and create a new life for herself and her family There's no time for distractions—no friends no fun and especially no boysBut Mattie's brilliant plan crumbles after first becomingRn how to live not just survive in their uncertain circumstances while racing to discover the truth behind their mother’s disappearance Mattie will have to find the strength to keep searching for her mother and to keep her dreams alive before they both slip away forever I grew up very privileged I've lived my entire life in the suburbs with a loving family three meals a day and a nice warm bed So reading this was rough at times because I can never know what it's like to have the hardships the main characters haveI constantly felt for the characters I felt sorry for Mattie with her desire for a good education and a stable life for her sister and mother I felt bad for Meg and tried imagining how I'd take these situations if I were only six years old And I felt awful for the mother Rita with life constantly putting her down when all she wants is a nice life for her family I practically found myself wanting to help them even though they're just fictional charactersStories like this make me feel for the characters physically as well I get cold whenever stuff like living in a car during the winter is brought up As someone who's lived in Portland Oregon my entire life I related to the settingOverall this is a great book if not sad I recommend this to anyone who likes a good read especially to those who feel like they should be grateful for what they have

MOBI ✓ Sleeping in My Jeans ¸ Connie King Leonard

Lan crumbles after first becoming homeless forcing her family to live in the confines of their beat up station wagon Ruby and then the mysterious disappearance of her mother With life against her at every turn and fewer options every day Mattie and her kid sister must lea I don't write a lot of these reviews but I really feel that this one should be reuired reading for anyone in education or who works with groups of young people especially populations would are considered at risk This book is so heartbreakingly realistic about the struggles of a pair of sisters when a turn of events domestic violence leave them homeless Their mother is working two jobs and going to school which leaves the girls to fend for themselves after school everyday which they do by going to the library Even there they need to move around each day so that the librarians don't catch on that they are there without a parent The book follows the high school age sister Mattie as she goes from a 40 student concerned with getting good scholarships to a girl who is worried about her next meal how she can shower so nobody at school learns she is homeless and where they can park their car at night safely Homework and grades are still important to her but the struggle is much extreme The book addresses issues of homelessness as well as domestic violence and human trafficking

Connie King Leonard ¸ Sleeping in My Jeans READER

Sleeping in My JeansSixteen year old Mattie Rollins has it all figured out She'll ace her advanced high school courses earn a college scholarship and create a new life for herself and her family There's no time for distractions no friends no fun and especially no boysBut Mattie's brilliant p A beautifully written story of a family who because of circumstances beyond their control become homeless and have to survive while living in their car What stood out for meThe resourcefulness of the two sisters was amazing considering their ages The intense love they had for each other was touchingI would recommend this for YA readers and older; some of the scenes could be disturbing for young readersMemorable uotesPg26 “Rain takes on a whole new dimension when my home is a car and my tennis shoes are so wet my feet and toes feel like ice cubes”