Nerd on Cloud Nine by Effie Mugslowe
Approx. 3,740 words.
Published on June 23, 2010.
A coming of age story from the 1960s. A young girl is forced to move to a different state & it might has well have been a foreign country to her. She is traumatized by the actual move & also the historcal events taking part in the country right in her own back yard, it seems. She realizes she is a nerd & there is nothing she can do about it--but there is one surprise & a sweet lifetime memory.