The Halloween Ball is truly a Halloween treat.
Mary wants to attend her school’s Halloween dance at Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School.
She’s a normal, ordinary teenager, but has difficulty asking her father about attending school functions. A protective dad, he can’t accept that his daughter is now a teenager and needs autonomy.
Her mother knows what it’s like to be a teenage girl, so Mary plots to get both parents to allow her to attend the dance.
This story for young teens shows how behavior affects family relationships.