Extras (The Uglies)
Rodrigo Corral, Scott Westerfeld
Now that the world is in a complete cultural renaissance, fifteen-year-old Aya Fuse, an Extra, just wants to lay low, so when she discovers the secret lives of the Sly Girls, she wants to report their story, but Aya knows that would propel her into celebrity--a status she's not prepared for. 200,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.

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  • Fiction
  • Science
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Aya Fuse is fifteen and living in the time after the world of uglies, pretties, and specials. People don't care about how you look. They care about how famous you are. Everyone has a social status that is monitored 24/7. Aya is a miserable extra, someone that no one knows about and is just there. She wants to be famous so she kicks stories, or writes stories about others to get fame. When she finds a secret group, the Sly Girls, she plans on kicking a story about them and a weapon that could be the end of the world. Her story gets kicked and instantly she is extremely famous.

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