The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The story is about four very different girlfriends who are traveling separate ways for the summer. Lena goes to Greece to visit family, Carmen attends a theatre camp, Bridget travels to Baja for soccer camp and Tibby stays home and films a documentary with a new friend who suffers from cancer. The girls come across a pair of jeans that magically fit them all, they take this as a sign of their friendship. They send the pants to each other during the summer telling their stories of adventures and challenges. The girls overcome difficult life experiences throughout the book from death of a friend to becoming a woman.
The book is great for students to read about four different empowering young girls. The author describes many emotional events and challenges adolescents face early on in life. The book exposes young readers to new vocabulary and has quotes from famous authors before every chapter.