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Popular [electronic resource] : Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek. Maya Van Wagenen.

Wagenen, Maya Van. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780698153417 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: New York Times Bestseller A breakout teen author explores the true meaning of popularity in a hysterically funny, touchingly honest contemporary memoir. "I was inspired by [Maya's] journey and made a point of saving a copy of 'Popular' for my sister, who starts middle school this fall. Maybe if I had read it when I was her age, it could have saved me from a world of hurt, or at least put that world in perspective." —Maude Apatow, New York Times Book Review Can curlers, girdles, Vaseline, and a strand of pearls help a shy girl become popular? Maya Van Wagenen is about to find out. Stuck near the bottom of the social ladder at "pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here," Maya has never been popular. But before starting eighth grade, she decides to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty...
Target Audience Note: Grade 3
730 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Dutton Children's, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7891 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Humor (Nonfiction).
Genre: Electronic books.

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