Jumping the Nail - One Summary & Analysis

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Jumping the Nail by Eve Bunting focuses on Dru, a teenager in La Paloma, California who sees the dangers in her peers jumping a high cliff called the Nail. Dru is worried about her depressed friend Elisa who jumps the Nail and has a mental breakdown.

In One, Dru has just graduated from La Paloma High in California. Dru walks her dog on a beautiful day. She thinks how expensive the houses are. Her mom, who is a real estate agent, regrets not buying a house because they could have made a fortune. Dru's family rents instead. Dru walks past Mike's house, realizing she does not look good. Mike is her boyfriend. No one noticed her until she started dating Mike, who is popular, gorgeous and nice to everybody. Dru runs into Diane Skoal, Mike's ex-girlfriend. She asks Dru when she will go...

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