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The queen of cool

by Castellucci, Cecil, 1969-

Format: Kindle Book 2007 2012
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Bored with her life, popular high school junior Libby signs up for an internship at the zoo and discovers that the "science nerds" she meets there may have a few things to teach her about friendship and life.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 10-12. Although 16-year-old Libby Brin is a trendsetter with plenty of friends and status, lately she finds popularity, drinking, partying, even her friends (her best friend is known as the Hand Job Queen), boring and empty. Impulsively, she signs up for an internship at the zoo. Initially she thinks she's made a mistake: her friends ridicule her, and she's partnered with nerdy Sheldon and Tina (Tiny ), a Little Person mocked by Libby's crowd at school. But to Libby's surprise, her work and her relationships with Tina and Sheldon gradually begin to affect her in unexpected ways, opening her eyes to what really matters. Most of the supporting characters are stereotypes, but Tina--vulnerable, determined, passionate, generous--shines, and she provides Libby with a model for change. Relayed in Libby's lively, intimate voice, this story is a quick, engaging read about a selfish teen who discovers not only herself but also the difference between being part of a team and being part of a group. --Shelle Rosenfeld Copyright 2006 Booklist"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "When It Girl Libby Brin befriends two outsiders at the Los Angeles Zoo, she realizes that being "cool" may not be all it's cracked up to be. "Readers may well enjoy watching Libby grow up, and hope for more from this promising author," wrote PW. Ages 14-up. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Self-perception Juvenile fiction
Conduct of life Juvenile fiction
Zoos Juvenile fiction
High schools Juvenile fiction
Schools Juvenile fiction
Self-perception Fiction
Conduct of life Fiction
Zoos Fiction
High schools Fiction
Schools Fiction
High Schools Fiction
Young Adult Literature
Young Adult Fiction
Electronic books.
Publisher Somerville :Candlewick Press2007
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: OverDrive READ
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
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Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9780763662189
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