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Lou shares the high and low points of being twelve as she takes a few awkward steps into dating, plays matchmaker for her single mother, and discovers, along with her best friend Mina, that they may be outgrowing playing with dolls.
Twelve-year-old Lou's attempt to play matchmaker for her mother and Richard are foiled by a mandatory visit with her grandmother, which is marked by boredom, Brussel sprouts, and Memaw's own plans for Mom's love life.
Lou finds it confusing and difficult to be thirteen, especially with her mother and Richard's romance heating up, being separated from her best friend Mina at school, and getting another letter from Paul when she never answered the first one.