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The earth, my butt, and other big, round things

Author: Carolyn Mackler
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Young adult works
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Mackler
ISBN: 0763619582 9780763619589 9780763659790 0763659797 0763620912 9780763620912 9780329595074 0329595075 0744590779 9780744590777 9781408897058 1408897059
OCLC Number: 50155239
Notes: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2004.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2004.
Amelia Bloomer Award, 2005
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Carolyn Mackler.
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Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her.

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I loved this book. It's funny, sweet, and most of all, hopeful. It should be required reading for all girls, everywhere * Sarah Dessen, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author * The heroine's Read more...

 
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