Whirligig - Study Guide Chapter 2, Weeksboro, Maine Summary & Analysis

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On a very cold, clear, windy day, Alexandra is trying to convince Steph to come with her. Alexandra is leading Steph out to the Point, to throw a friend a lifeline, she says, and Steph is the friend. They are, as eighth graders, in their biological prime. Alexandra has had a boyfriend now for almost four weeks, while Steph remains single. It is the Christmas holidays, a painful time for single people. They are best friends, and have been since nursery school, so they must find Steph a boyfriend. How does Alexandra know that Steph even wants a boyfriend? Alexandra believes that Steph cannot be completely satisfied by the eels and urchins in her aquariums, despite her love of marine biology. She thinks Steph acts as if she's trying to repel boys by not growing her hair long, not wearing a little makeup...

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