Such A Pretty Face
Such a Pretty Face: Short Stories About Beauty
Such A Pretty Face
Ann Angel
With stories by acclaimed and exciting new YA writers: Louise HawesJ. James KeelsRon KoertgeChris LynchNorma Fox MazerLauren MyracleJamie PittelAnita RiggioMary Ann RodmanEllen WittlingerJacqueline WoodsonTim Wynne-JonesA stellar line-up of young adult writers examines our relationship with beauty in stories that haunt, amuse, stir, and fascinate.A beauty queen with a chin-hair problem, an aspiring model who would rather take pictures than be in them, a boy in love with the gorgeous nurse he’s never seen, a girl named Beauty who feels like anything but—the teenagers in these dozen stories feel the power of beauty, whether it’s to trap, save, torment, or comfort. In an era when image seems to have triumphed over virtue and reason, this timely, discussion-provoking collection asks young readers to think about what is truly beautiful.

Book Details


  • Anthology
  • Romance

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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"Such a Pretty Face" is a collection of stories about beauty. The first story is about a beautiful, seemingly perfect girl wanting to just be ugly and fit in with everyone else. The second about a girl living in another country where everyone she sees seems beautiful, making her feel like an outsider. The third a story of a boy stuck in the hospital with a broken back and falling in love with a nurse he can't evem see.

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