Everything you need to understand or teach The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow.
"The Girls From Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship" by Jeffrey Zaslow tells the story of a group of women from Ames, Iowa. They had a special bond when they were young, and stayed close as they grew older and spread around the world. The book is a demonstration of the unique bond of female friendship.
Photos cover the table showing pictures of 11 girls mashed together. They have pictures of themselves as children, teens and adults. Now the women are 44-years-old, and they gather together every year or so to reminisce. They are the girls from Ames, Iowa. Their lives are very different from each other now, but together they share a past and a friendship that will last their entire lives.
This summer they are gathered at Angela's place for four days. Marilyn takes pictures of the reunion. The daughter of the town pediatrician...