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The Resource Perfect, Natasha Friend, (electronic resource.)

Perfect, Natasha Friend, (electronic resource.)

Label
Perfect
Title
Perfect
Statement of responsibility
Natasha Friend
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Depicting with humor and insight the pressure to be outwardly perfect, this novel for ages 10-13 shows how one girl develops compassion for her own and others’ imperfections.For 13-year-old Isabelle Lee, whose father has recently died, everything's normal on the outside. Isabelle describes the scene at school with bemused accuracy--the self-important (but really not bad) English teacher, the boy that is constantly fixated on Ashley Barnum, the prettiest girl in class, and the dynamics of the lunchroom, where tables are turf in a all-eyes-open awareness of everybody's relative social position.But everything is not normal, really. Since the dealth of her father, Isabelle's family has only functioned on the surface. Her mother, who used to take care of herself, now wears only lumpy, ill-fitting clothes, cries all night, and has taken every picture of her dead husband and put them under her bed. Isabelle tries to make light of this, but the underlying tension is..
Summary
Following the death of her father, a thirteen-year-old uses bulimia as a way to avoid her mother's and ten-year-old sister's grief, as well as her own
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Young Adult, 2007.
  • Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2007-2008.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132260
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friend, Natasha
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
590
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Perfect, Natasha Friend, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DB8A5235-E0E8-48F0-9647-BF862E864B7B
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781571318015
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB8A5235-E0E8-48F0-9647-BF862E864B7B
Label
Perfect, Natasha Friend, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DB8A5235-E0E8-48F0-9647-BF862E864B7B
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781571318015
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DB8A5235-E0E8-48F0-9647-BF862E864B7B

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