Departures
Departures: Two Rediscovered Stories of Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen (The Christy Miller Collection)
Departures
Robin Jones Gunn
Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen cross paths on their way to summer vacations that reveal what a gift it is to have a true Forever Friend.Now Boarding at Gate 10After her high school graduation, still aching from Todd’s departure, Christy joins her family on a trip to Wisconsin to visit relatives. While there, she reunites with Matthew, an old friend from junior high. When Matthew starts to show a romantic interest in Christy, she realizes this summer vacation could change everything she thought her future would be. In the Event of a Water LandingFifteen-year-old Sierra Jensen can’t wait to spend her summer vacation with her friend Jana at a pristine lake in Montana. But when they arrive, it becomes clear that Jana’s only interest is acquiring a boyfriend. Sierra just wants to hang out with the guys as friends, but Jana turns every encounter into a possible romantic relationship. As their friendship begins to suffer, Sierra wonders if it’s possible to find a Forever Friend who will listen to you, laugh with you, and keep your confidences.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Chick Lit
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Romance

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Departures, by Robin Jones Gunn consists of two novellas. The first one called "Now Boarding at Gate 10," is about a girl named Christy Miller. Christy is on her way to Wisconsin for her grandparents 50th anniversary. There her childhood crush finally starts noticing her. She likes this guy, but is still thinking of her previous boyfriend Todd. Christy Miller learns many things in "Now Boarding at Gate 10," and so will you.

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