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Author: Julie Murphy
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Series: Tayshas Reading List, 2016-2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Tayshas Reading List, 2016
Contemporary realistic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Murphy
ISBN: 9780062327185 0062327186 9780605928091 0605928096 9780062327192 0062327194
OCLC Number: 894777660
Awards: Commended for Tayshas Reading 2016
Commended for Cybils (Young Adult Fiction) 2015
Description: 375 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Tayshas Reading List, 2016-2017
Responsibility: Julie Murphy.

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