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Reviewed by Cheryl Schopen for Readers' Favorite
In Just Breeze by Beverly Stowe McClure, Breeze Brannigan just started eighth grade and thought she would somehow turn into a gorgeous woman like her sister when she turned 13, but nothing seems to be different. Still the tallest person in school with big feet, braces, and wild red hair, Breeze was just unhappy. Then, she meets the new kid in school, Cam. Hearing him speaking with an unknown accent and being very polite to everyone, she’s convinced he’s from another planet. The more she learns about him, the more intrigued she becomes. Will she be able to keep his secret? And what will happen if it gets out?
While reading Beverly Stowe McClure’s Just Breeze, I was immediately brought back to my days in middle school. Worried about her appearance, wanting to be just as pretty and successful as her siblings, convinced she will never have a boyfriend, Breeze’s thoughts were so authentic to how a 13-year-old thinks. McClure does a fantastic job of making all of the characters in this book realistic. What I liked most about the story was the different relationships that Breeze had. Whether with her parents, her siblings, her best friend, or with the new mysterious boy in school, each of her relationships were unique and genuine. Not only was Breeze completely relatable, but you also start to wish you'd had a friend like her back when you were 13. She’s awkward, respectful, sarcastic, and an amazing friend. This is a great story about friendship, family, love, and discovering yourself. Young teens will really enjoy this.