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Kissing Doorknobs Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 7-8 Summary

Terry Spencer Hesser
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Chapters 7-8 Summary

In Chapter 7, Tara says that the summer between fifth and sixth grades was almost normal, although she would not go places with her friends—she would always meet them there, so she could count the sidewalk cracks on the way. When a girl makes fun of her after the school year starts, Tara's sister Greta knocks the girl down. Tara says that Greta was not bothered by being suspended. Another time, some boys harass Tara, and grope at her. The next day Greta comes to school with Tara, and when Tara points out the boy, Greta bloodies his face before she threatens to kill him.

Tara says that looking at magazines with Kristin and Keesha, Kristin exclaimed about how good the models looked, but Keesha argues with her about the models' thin, bruised-looking faces. Keesha says that she doesn't need to starve herself to...

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