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Teaser Tuesday: A Girl Named Zippy


• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• On your blog or other social media, share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday. Post a link at www.ThePurpleBooker.com/ as a response to the week's Teaser Tuesday.



I'm reading A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana, Haven Kimmel's very funny memoir of her childhood in a small and quirky midwestern town. In this passage, on page 270, Haven, known as "Zippy," is agonizing about her Christmas present from Santa. She has asked him for a piano, but she's pretty sure she isn't going to get one, and is mentally ticking off the reasons why asking for it was a bad idea.


"What if Santa was actually mad at me for asking him to carry such a thing as a piano all the way from the North Pole? What if flying it around caused one of the reindeer to founder, and Santa had to stop and shoot it in the head?"

― A Girl Named Zippy
by Haven Kimmel