6 Dates to Disaster by Cynthia Toney

6 Dates to Disaster by Cynthia Toney

When Wendy’s family faces financial hardship, she must find a way to see Mrs. V and Sam again–but will she lose David forever in the process?
For her mom’s birthday, Wendy finds an old jewelry box at a flea market–the perfect gift for someone who loves salvaged junk. Inside the box is a cryptic note that appears to have been written recently. Wendy’s curiosity leads her on a search with boyfriend David at her side, eager to help. Who wrote the note, and did the intended recipient ever see it?
But Wendy needs more personal and urgent help–the financial kind. Wendy’s stepfather has lost his job, and the family’s plan to visit Alaska on vacation is headed down the sewer like a hard Louisiana rain. How will Wendy ever see Mrs. V or Sam again?
An opportunity arrives in the form of tutoring Melissa, one of the Sticks, and Wendy’s money problems appear to be solved. Until the arrangement takes a turn that gets Wendy into trouble like never before. In the final months of ninth grade, she might lose everything she counted on for the future.
A GRACE AWARDS FINALIST. This story addresses academic honesty, communication with parents, and drinking and driving. It demonstrates how these common issues can effect a teen’s future. The book contains discussion questions and a list of information resources.
But Wendy needs more personal and urgent help–the financial kind. Wendy’s stepfather has lost his job, and the family’s plan to visit Alaska on vacation is headed down the sewer like a hard Louisiana rain. How will Wendy ever see Mrs. V or Sam again?
An opportunity arrives in the form of tutoring Melissa, one of the Sticks, and Wendy’s money problems appear to be solved. Until the arrangement takes a turn that gets Wendy into trouble like never before. In the final months of ninth grade, she might lose everything she counted on for the future.
A GRACE AWARDS FINALIST. This story addresses academic honesty, communication with parents, and drinking and driving. It demonstrates how these common issues can effect a teen’s future. The book contains discussion questions and a list of information resources.
Genre: Romance
Year Published: 2016
Audience: Young Adult
Catholic Themes: Honesty, Morality, Drinking and Driving, Parent Child Relationships
Author’s Website: http://www.cynthiattoney.com/

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