Rock and a Hard Place: A Young Adult Novel - Chapters 1-7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1-7 Summary

In Chapter 1, Libby Sawyer sits under a tree at Parfrey's Glen, a nature preserve across the highway from her home, and watches the cars pass on the highway as she draws. A large bus pulls into the park and Libby watches as a perfect family climbs out. It makes Libby think of a time when she had a perfect family like that. This thought brings Libby both happy memories and grief. As the three teen boys play with a Frisbee Libby watches. Then one of the boys comes over and begins talking to her. Libby is surprised by how friendly he is and how happy it makes her to have someone to talk to for the first time in more than a year. The boy tells her his name is Peter and that his family has a band, that they are...

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