Every kid knows Costumes are for Halloween, and the rest of the year you are not supposed to wear costumes. So what happens when you decide the outfit you wear every day is really just a costume?
Table of Contents:
- Chapter 1 - [Comments - 6305] - (6575 words)
- Chapter 2 - [Comments - 20] - (4304 words)
- Chapter 3 - [Comments - 25] - (5265 words)
- Chapter 4 - [Comments - 14] - (4415 words)
- Chapter 5 - [Comments - 31] - (6233 words)
- Chapter 6 - [Comments - 13] - (7973 words)
- Chapter 7 - [Comments - 17] - (7169 words)
- Chapter 8 - [Comments - 22] - (7811 words)
- Chapter 9 - [Comments - 20] - (6894 words)
- Chapter 10 - Last Chapter - [Comments - 14] - (6647 words)
© 2012 by Teekabell
Chapter 1: The Decision
Summary: Every kid knows Costumes are for Halloween, and the rest of the year you are not supposed to wear costumes. So what happens when you decide the outfit you wear every day is really just a costume?
Chapter 2: Who Are You
Summary: Stephanie, not wanting to wear her Daryl costume, introduces herself to some people who were not prepared for a girl. As Stephanie spearheads this transition faster than her parents are comfortable, the real feeling of Mom and Dad start to be revealed.
Chapter 3: Finding the Real Stephanie
Summary: Stephanie starts to find out what kind of girl she really is.
Chapter 4: Joanne’s Awakening
Summary: Joanne has to face the reality that Daryl and Stephanie are the same person. For 9 year old Joanne, more will be revealed than just who Stephanie is.
Chapter 5: The Freak
Summary: Stephanie only has a future if people in her life can accept her for who she is. Friendship is a new concept for Stephanie, and figuring it out will not be easy. Joanne thought she knew everything she needed about friendship, but a Noper of all things is teaching her a lesson.
Chapter 6: Standing Tall
Summary: Stephanie can't be herself, and her attempts to be Daryl have failed. Desperate times lead to desperate measures. Can a little nine year old survive under all the pressure? Things get complicated as people respond to Elwood's bullying behavior.
Caution: Stephanie finds herself under attack in this chapter from a school yard bully.
Chapter 7: A Debt
Summary: Stephanie may be recovering from the attack, but her focus is not on getting better. Will the people in her life be able to see the truth?
Chapter 8: Mom!
Summary: At long last, Mom returns. Will this be a good or bad thing? The surprise visitor with her will change everything, for everyone. Stephanie's Mom is not the only Mom facing Stephanie this chapter.
Chapter 9: Clothes
Summary: Clothes are now at the center of the controversy. Do the clothes really make the person? Is a person judged differently just by the clothes they wear?
Chapter 10: The Future?
Summary: Time to move on with everyone's life. Can Stephanie put the past behind her? What are her options for the future?