The Ugly Girl Party
The Ugly Girl Party
The Ugly Girl Party
Ann Herrick
Faith's wish to get off to a good start at her new high school is shattered on the first day, as she quickly discovers that drop-dead gorgeous Hunter and friends decide she lives in the "wrong" house and wears the "wrong" clothes. They systematically harass her and seem determined to make her life miserable. She fantasizes about how she'll get even some day when she is a famous singer/actress, but meanwhile just wants to make it through the day.She meets a couple of possible friends, but finds it hard to trust anyone. When maybe-friend Julia tells her about the upcoming talent show, Faith is determined to win in order to impress her tormentors. Then nice-guy neighbor Riley invites her to the homecoming dance. She's excited to go until she gets there and realizes that something is up--something terrible. And when she reacts, she finds herself in danger of being suspended from school. Faith questions her own goals, decisions, and values as she struggles to find her way.

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Genre: 

  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Faith Tiknor, her younger sister Erin, and their father Joe move from the small town of Brownsville to the larger and more affluent town of Delwick during Faith's sophomore year. Faith has to not only start over, friendless, in a new town but also at a new school. Faith puts her best foot forward, and she is optimistic about her prospects. Unfortunately, though, some bigoted, hateful, and entitled people in her new neighborhood, exhibit actions and motives that are beyond reproach.

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