In this first novel, life is beautiful for our teens from the Upper East Side of Manhattan. They ” re rich, they ” re beautiful, and they know it. Blair Waldorf is the ringleader of the crew, which includes her handsome but weak-hearted boyfriend, Nate. This femme fatale in training relishes her role and is confident that she and Nate will be together forever. Then the teen every girl loves to hate, Serena van der Woodson, returns from her Connecticut boarding school, and the young women start fuming. Serena is beautiful and charming, and could unknowingly steal the hearts of brothers and boyfriends — and she and Nate have a secret history.
Of course, ridiculous rumors are abuzz that Serena was expelled for everything from sleeping with half the student body to sacrificing live chickens, but no one knows the real deal because it would be totally un hip to appear too interested in her. She doesn’t have time to offer explanations anyway, since she’s busy trying to fit in with her old clique, who don’t seem to want her around. It may be time for Serena make new friends, but with whom? Gossip Girl reports on Serena’s struggle with the group and more — their dates, their parties, their crushes, and their secrets — and she tells it all with such knowledge that you, too, will wonder as you close this page-turner, ‘Who is she?’ (Michele D. Thomas) In Gossip Girl, when the beautiful Serena van der Woodsen returns to private school after mysteriously getting kicked out of boarding school, the whole school is talking. All Blair Waldorf knows is that there’s no freaking way Serena’s going to just waltz back in with her Jimmy Choo mules and Kate Spade bag and steal everyone’s heart again. But Serena’s got other things on her mind, like college pressure and living up to everyone else’s extreme expectations.
... using drugs less often. At this preparatory school Jim met a girl by the name of Janel who he fell ... . The doctors attributed the heart attack to the drugs he used. The moral ... is walking down the street he suffers from a heart attack and dies on his way to the hospital ... the illegal activities that were taking place in the school concerning Jim to the principle getting him thrown ...
Plus there’s that Ryan Phillippe-looking guy who stands across the street and stares at her all the time. Set in a rich all-girls school full of bulimic, rich, and snotty girls, you ” ll see into the thoughts of Blair Waldron, her boyfriend Nate, and her used-to-be best friend Serena van der Woodsen. Blair badly wants to have sex with her boyfriend Nate, and when the moment comes, Nate spills about having slept with her former best friend Serena. Blair turns everybody against Serena when she comes back from her vacation.
Will things ever be the same between them? The plot revolves around upper-class teens living in NYC’s Upper East Side. The book describes in detail current fashion trends, and other things that rich teen girls indulge in. In the novel, Serena van der Woodsen, a pretty, popular girl returns back from boarding school to her old school, where she is met with nasty rumors being spread about her by girls who were her friends when she still went to school with them. The book is narrated by an unknown ‘Gossip Girl’, who frequently updates her website throughout the book and lets the readers know about the latest gossip.
Blair’s life seemed to be going perfect for her, fabulous friends, Katie and Isabel, a handsome boyfriend, Nate, and a child living in New York. Blair seemed to be having everything going for her, in all AP’s sending out college applications to places like Yale, her dream college, her life seemed perfect. Until Serena her best friend and worst enemy came back from boarding school! Rumors are starting to spread of why she had gotten kicked out of boarding school, there were rumors she had gotten pregnant, had sex with every boy on campus, but you will find out the truth. This book focuses mainly on Blair, Serena, Nate, Jenny/Jennifer, Vanessa, Dan, and sometimes Katie and Isabel.
... if they take their children to all-boys or all-girls schools they will receive a better education that is more targeted ... disadvantages for boys and girls to attend separate schools. The bottom line is that in single-sex schools girls can be girls and boys can ... will not have common interests. Besides, they will have different friends and opinions about things. We had such experience a few ...