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    How to Ruin a Summer Vacation – Simone Elkeles

    “How does a relatively smart sixteen-year-old girl get stuck in a sucky situation she can’t get out of? Well, as I sit at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on a Monday afternoon during the one hour and forty-five minute delay, I think about the past twenty-four hours of my life.” Amy knows exactly how her summer vacation was ruined; she was forced to go to a warzone with only the Sperm Donor for company to visit a family she didn’t even know existed. It couldn’t get much worse for her, being dragged away from Tennis summer camp and all her friends to go to Israel, where she’ll probably be drafted into…