Academic journal article New England Reading Association Journal

Revenge of the Wannabes

Academic journal article New England Reading Association Journal

Revenge of the Wannabes

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HARRISON, LISI. (2005). Revenge of the Wannabes. New York: Little, Brown, and Co. ISBN: 0-316-70133-5

"Alicia tightened the white cashmere scarf around her neck, wishing she had chosen a different outfit. Her black draw-string satin karate pants and gray cowl neck were keeping her warm: it wasn't that. She just didn't look half as "West Side bohemian with money" as Massie did and was suffering from an extreme case of ensemble envy" (p. 257). Get the picture? This story is not for the light-hearted! Here, cliques rule and these girls will do whatever it takes to be popular and noticed, even if they have to start their own clique to fit in!

Alicia and Olivia have won the uniform design contest and they are well on their way to the offices of Teen People so that the writers can feature them in an article. But wait! What will they do when Massie finds out that the two girls switched the ballot boxes and that she, not they, really won the contest? …

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