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Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen

Label
Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek
Title
Popular
Title remainder
Vintage wisdom for a modern geek
Statement of responsibility
Maya Van Wagenen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A touchingly honest, candidly hysterical memoir from breakout teen author Maya Van Wagenen Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at "pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here, " Maya Van Wagenen decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell. Can curlers, girdles, Vaseline, and a strand of pearls help Maya on her quest to be popular? The real-life results are painful, funny, and include a wonderful and unexpected surprise-meeting and befriending Betty Cornell herself. Told with humor and grace, Maya's journey offers readers of all ages a thoroughly contemporary example of kindness and self-confidence. "--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Wagenen, Maya
Dewey number
155.5/33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF575.S39
LC item number
W34 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-confidence
  • Life skills
  • Teenage girls
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Humor / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / Adolescence
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Issues / New Experience
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen
Link
ftp://ppftpuser:welcome@ftp01.penguingroup.com/Booksellers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1541311
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780525426813
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014000236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541311
  • (OCoLC)860755382
Label
Popular : Vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen
Link
ftp://ppftpuser:welcome@ftp01.penguingroup.com/Booksellers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1541311
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780525426813
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014000236
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541311
  • (OCoLC)860755382

Library Locations

    • Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)Borrow it
      345 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.6961299 -71.1263305
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