Skip to Content. Ginger's mom is a single parent who works hard but always puts her kids first. The school's demographics are fairly well rounded, and although snobby Miranda is African-American, there's no racism whatsoever. Parents need to know that the main characters are three intelligent, well-adjusted junior high girls who are comfortable with themselves. Ginger's mom, Lois, provides an admirable role model as a single parent who balances work and family life and is a strong force in her kids' development. The two coolest girls in school poke some fun at Ginger and her friends, but it only serves to reinforce their strong self-esteem, which is a consistent theme of the show.
As Told by Ginger
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This Nicktoon focuses on the life of junior-high-school student Ginger Foutley. She, along with her friends Dodie Bishop, Macie Lightfoot, and Darren Patterson all try to rise from the position of school geeks as they solve many conflicts that come their way. Luckily for Ginger, the most popular girl in school, Courtney Gripling, has taken a liking to her, and often includes her in her social plans. She is intrigued by her what Courtney calls them 'Gingerisms'. However, Miranda Killgallen, Courtney's right hand woman, makes sure that she is not bumped down from her position thanks to Ginger. At home, Ginger records her lively adventures in her diary. Her little brother, Carl, is often scheming with Hoodsey Bishop in his own side plots; and her mother, Lois, is always there for advice, which Ginger is always open to listen to.
She desperately wants to be noticed, but doesn't like being looked at. She is both repulsed and obsessed with the social structure that dictates her life at Lucky Junior High. Ginger has always secretly wished for a shot at total and extreme popularity, but when her prayers are answered, she finds herself paralyzed with uncertainty. Still, her excellent writing skills and willingness to fight for what she believes to be right has made Ginger stand out from the crowd, as she successfully tries to balance her schoolwork and loyalty to her friends and family with her growing rise in the ranks of the Lucky Junior High social scene.
Ginger Foutley wants desperately to be noticed, but doesn't like being looked at. She is both repulsed and obsessed with the social structure that dictates her life at Lucky Junior High. Ginger has always secretly wished for a shot at total and extreme popularity, but when her prayers are answered, she finds herself paralyzed with uncertainty.