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Big Mouth & Ugly Girl (Paperback)
No I did not. I did not, I did not. I did not say those things, and I did not plan those things. Won't It anyone believe me?Ugly Girl
All right, Ugly Girl made a mistake. I'd told my mom what I'd heard in the cafeteria, and she'd told Dad. Evidently. I'd thought for sure they would want me to speak up for the truth.
“Compelling. Honest and penetrating.”
“Believable, full-blooded characters. Convincing high-school back-drop.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A thought-provoking, character-driven drama.”
-ALA Booklist (starred review)
“A fast-moving, timely, compelling story.”
-School Library Journal
“A divinely readable novel, one of the finest and most provocative in any genre of late.”
“A superb story bursting with themes relevant to high school life today.”
Middle and high school kids will find a lot rings true in “Big Mouth and Ugly Girl.”
-San Francisco Chronicle
“Should bring Oates a whole new generation of fans.”
-Denver Rocky Mountain News