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Summary ✓ Sleeping in My Jeans ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë 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 noLan 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

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Rn 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. Sleeping in My Jeans was a uick important read This was a book that surprised me though the writing is fairly simple and easy to read there was still uite a lot of powerful emotion packed into this story Homelessness is a difficult topic to approach and having had a friend who did live in her family's car for over a year I thought Connie King Leonard did a wonderful job portraying the realistic gritty and emotional life of this family I'd recommend this book to lovers of YA contemporary novels who want an honest raw read The only thing that stopped this book from being five stars was that I sometimes felt the pacing was a bit too fast when I wanted to stay in a moment for a bit longer

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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. This book broke my heart repeatedly it felt very realistic