By Erica S. Perl
Veronica Walsh is 15, fashion-minded, fats, and friendless. Her summer season task within the Consignment nook part (Employees Only!) of a classic outfitter is a dream come real. There Veronica can spend her days keeping apart the extraordinary gem clothing from the Dollar-a-Pound duds, with no need to accommodate humans. but if outrageous but charismatic salesgirls befriend her and urge her to undercover agent on and keep on with the mysterious and awkward inventory boy Veronica has nicknamed the Nail, Veronica’s summer time takes a flip for the bizarre. unexpectedly, what all started as a prank becomes whatever else totally. this means that Veronica can have to come back out of hiding and stick with whatever even riskier for the 1st time: her heart.
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They are in line a few people up from me, but they’re very noticeable because Zoe’s like a full head taller than anybody else and Ginger’s got bright pink hair and a squeaky laugh you can hear about a mile away. They seem like they’re probably about nineteen or so—enough older than me that I’m simply not on their radar, even though they’ve been on mine since day one. Zoe and Ginger are pretty much always together. With the exception of their shared appreciation for thick black eyeliner, they look about as dissimilar as any two girls possibly could.
DO NOT ENTER THROUGH THIS DOOR. But the gold path went right up to the bottom of the door. Looking down, I noticed what looked like a bite taken out of the bottom of the door. I squatted down carefully and realized it was a homemade cat door cut out of the bottom of the regular person-sized door. Peering through it, I could see that the yellow brick road continued behind the door. My heart pounding, I pushed the big door open and followed the painted path up a rickety staircase. ” asked Claire when she looked through the stuff I brought in to sell.
So what would he want with them? Is it possible he knew I wanted them and for some reason that made him want to take them away from me? By lunchtime I’m totally worked up over this, but Claire still hasn’t shown up, so there’s no one on Employees Only! to tell. The Lunch Ladies are gathered around their table, leaning in and shouting, laughing riotously at each other’s jokes, shoveling food to their mouths like lunch is some kind of raucous Olympic event. Where IS Claire, anyway? When the Lunch Ladies start to clear their dishes, I stand up, feeling restless and irritated.