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    Love Bomb – Jenny McLachlan

    “Holy smoke… school actually started seven minutes ago and here I am, playing with Lego. I shake frosts into my mouth, plug down some warm milk and abandon my last birthday presents. I’m actually going to have to run to school. At least I get to try out my brand new Puma trainers… gold stripe!” When Betty lands at the feet of new boy Toby she will do anything – literally anything – to keep seeing him around school. As the two get closer Betty starts thinking about what her first kiss will be like, obsessing about the boy she has suddenly found has pride of place in her life.…

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    Flirty Dancing – Jenny McLachlan

    “‘Here we are again, girls,’ says Miss Cherry, looking down at the four small girls sitting in front of her. ‘I’ve told you before, I don’t like you playing rude pirates. Don’t laugh, Pearl. Showing your knickers is not the behaviour of a pirate, and it is certainly not the behaviour of a Ladybird.” Things were simple for Pearl, Kat, Bea and Betty when they were at the Little Ladybirds Nursery. They were best friends and did everything together. Now though, they are at high school, and year 9 is dire. Pearl is one of the most popular girls at school and hates Bea with a passion, Betty has found…