The Glass Castle Pages 199-205

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Jeannette is staring the 7th grade at Welch High School. Jeannette doesn’t mind being in a larger school and she less a target for the bullies. Her former bully and now she calls a friend Dinita Hewitt also attends the school. Dinitia ends up being pregnant. After Jeannette heard the news that she was pregnant, Dinitia goes to jail after stabbing her mother’s boyfriend to death which leads Jeannette thinking it was her father. Jeannette doesn’t trust the boys at school so Jeannette decides to change her look. She notices that she had buck teeth and she needed braces. Jeannette goes to the library and gets a book on orthodontia at the library. Overnight Jeannette wears a rubber band over her head to get an idea of what braces are like. Jeannette’s dad walks in her bedroom and notices the rubberband on her head and dad was proud because she was becoming just like him and encourage her. Jeannette seems to be comfortable at her new school so she decided to join her school newspaper organized by her english teacher which also was her dad’s teacher when he went to school. Jeannette starts as a proofreader for her newspaper and while she was reading an article, Jeannette learns about the outside world through a source other than her parents known about.

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  • Okay! Here I go!!
  • lol!!
  • hahahahah!!!!
  • "I think I'm Pregnant" Walls 199
  • WHAT!!!!!!!!!
  • Jeannette is starting the seven grade at Welch High School. 
  • No!!
  • Do you know where Dinita is? 
  • Jeannette sees Dinita talking to other kids at lunch.
  • "My Brafef,"I said Walls 202
  • "What the Sam Hill's that on your head?" Walls 202
  • During Study hall, Dinita passes a note to Jeannette and asked her girl names that started with a D. 
  • Okay lets get started
  • So that's how it is. 
  • Jeannette goes to Dinita's house and asked where she is. Turns out she stabbed her mother's boyfriend to death and went to jail. 
  • Jeannette realized that her teeth needed help. Even though her parents can't afford braces so she puts a rubber band over her head. 
  • Jeannette started working for the school newspaper,  The Maroon Wave. While she was reading she discovers what the outside world looks like. 
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