Tia moves to the countryside for the summer: she expects to be bored, but ends up learning lots of things about herself and the world around her.
Category: Children's fiction, Humour
Dear Diary, I'm in despair! My name's Tia, I'm fourteen and I'm in exile!
I'm stuck here in the remote countryside, left to the mercies of one very unfortunate mutt, a bunch of locals who think that wearing black is a sin, Bob (master of the armpit fart!) and Jackson – a guy who believes that just because he dances like a film star he's God!
Without Jenny – who is the shiniest, happiest girl in the world –life here would be unbearable.
Oh well, between the two of us I'm sure we'll manage to have some fun this summer!
Welcome to Tia's summer, which ends up being much more exciting than she imagined!
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