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The Freedom Writers Diary Book Review

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Reviews | Comments

The Freedom Writers Diary Book Review

On November 19, the book club met up at Tea Station in Chinatown to discuss The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them by the Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell. During the month, the Very Awesome Girls were challenged to keep a diary, just like the Freedom Writers! Do you keep a diary, blog, or journal? What kind of things do you write about? Following the meeting, several of the girls wrote journal entries sharing their thoughts about the book, their lives, and everything...

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Haunted Book Review

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Reviews | Comments

Haunted Book Review

October 24th was the event for Haunted: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk. During the meeting, we each wrote down an adjective to describe the book, and then discussed which elements of the story best illustrated the word! Some of the words included: disgusting, sadistic, greedy, and confusing. Which words do YOU think best described the story and why? Special thanks to Very Awesome Girl Desiree for bringing Halloween candy and creepy, crawly treats to help celebrate the occasion! Extra thanks go out to Kimberly for sharing her thoughts on this...

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Very Awesome Girls Presents Car Wish

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog | Comments

Very Awesome Girls Presents Car Wish

Very Awesome Girls hosted their first annual charity car wash at the Pinball Hall of Fame on July 28, 2013. All proceeds from the event benefited the Shade Tree, a local shelter for women, children, and their pets. Aptly titled, “Car Wish,” guests had their cars washed and dried in exchange for five items from Shade Tree’s Urgent Needs List. Philanthropists could also make a monetary donation of at least $5 that would be used to purchase items off the non-profit’s wish list, such as toiletries, clothing, and food. Good Samaritan and...

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