Local Student’s Book Helps Anxious Teens Figure Out Exactly How to Slip an iPhone Into Your Uggs While Updating Your Facebook Page During Math Class

Uggs and iPhones

Uggs and iPhonesNORWAY — A local girl whose books have been read by former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and President Barack Obama’s family, has just released her third book, “The Secret Combination to Middle School: Real Advice from Real Kids, Ideas for Success, and Much More!” The 198-page juvenile nonfiction book is by Marrae Kimball, an eighth-grade honor student at Oxford Hills Middle School in Paris. It gives students tips and advice on how to make their grades, social life and extracurricular activities successful in middle school. Kimball said the transition from elementary school to middle school wasn’t easy. “I know what it’s like to start your first day in middle school, including the combination of excitement and nervousness,” she said. “I want kids to know that this doesn’t have to be a frightening time, but rather a chance to become more mature and make new friends that may last your entire lifetime.” (read more at the Lewiston Sun Journal)