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Uglies

Author: Scott Westerfeld
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First Simon Pulse editionView all editions and formats
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Just before their sixteenth birthdays, when they will be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally's best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in, or never become pretty at all.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Dystopian
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Westerfeld, Scott.
Uglies.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2005
(OCoLC)607882674
Online version:
Westerfeld, Scott.
Uglies.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2005
(OCoLC)609142718
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Westerfeld
ISBN: 0689865384 9780689865381 1417660546 9781417660544 9780756972370 075697237X 9781607442714 160744271X 0689865384 9781442419810 1442419814 1415586195 9781415586198 1416936386 0439806119 9780439806114 9781416936381
OCLC Number: 57686394
Notes: Sequel: Pretties.
Awards: Winner of Virginia Readers Choice Award (High School) 2008
Winner of Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2006
Runner-up for Buckeye Children's Book Award (Teen) 2007
Commended for Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers 2008
Commended for Texas Lone Star Reading List 2006
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2006
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Fourteen and Up) 2006
Short-listed for Young Reader's Choice Award (Intermediate/Grades 7-9) 2008
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 770
Description: 425 pages ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Scott Westerfeld.
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Just before their sixteenth birthdays, when they will be transformed into beauties whose only job is to have a great time, Tally's best friend runs away and Tally must find her and turn her in, or never become pretty at all.

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Older students who are sci-fi buffs will enjoy this book

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-13) Very Good Permalink

The Uglies by Scott Westerfeld.  In Tally's world the day a person turns sixteen they are whisked away for cosmetic surgery and they become a "pretty".  Somehow when their looks are changed they become shallow and only interested in parties and clothes.  Tally is ready to join her older...
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美丽与现实,丑陋与虚妄

by Lemia (WorldCat user published 2010-11-26) Very Good Permalink

丑陋的人为何而丑陋,是因为没有足够亮丽的外貌来支撑自己在这个世界上的立足之地么,我认为并不是这样

丑陋之人之所以丑陋,是因为其心已畸形,即使是再美丽的外表也无法掩盖其中的恶臭,这是大多数人所不想看到的自己的结果,那么,究竟怎样才算是美丽呢

世人谈人之美,首先讲的便是其人的外表,确实,在眼球组成的社会中外貌占有很大优势,不得不说相貌美丽者拥有更多的机会

与丑陋相对,如果美丽的人受人敬仰爱慕,那么丑陋的人只能作为社会的底层去生活么

现实与想像中的那种极端的感情不同,并不是“那么简单”,那么造成美丽与丑陋交融的东西是什么呢

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wow

by grimways (WorldCat user published 2006-10-02) Very Good Permalink
This book is about amazing. There's 3 books to the series this being the 2nd, and i cant top reading them. Its either my head or the book but evertime i read i fall into a movie screen. Like im standing right next to the action.They dont tell you all the intricite little details but you just know, its...
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Uglies is awesome!!

by art_manga_mars (WorldCat user published 2006-10-16) Excellent Permalink
This book was great and it really kept me intertained. It was exciting and some parts made me want to cry because I'm a lot like Tally and Shay in a way.
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