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The Resource Popular : a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen

Popular : a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen

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Popular : a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek
Title
Popular
Title remainder
a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek
Statement of responsibility
Maya Van Wagenen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Maya Van Wagenen finds a 1950s Guide to Popularity she embarks on a unique social experiment: for one school year she follows the advice of its author, teen model Betty Cornell. She's determined to see her experiment through, for better or worse. This is a touchingly honest and candidly hysterical memoir from one of Time's most influential teens of 2013
Summary
Documents a high school student's year-long attempt to change her social status from that of a misfit to a member of the "in" crowd by following advice in a 1950s popularity guide, an experiment that triggered embarrassment, humor and unexpected surprises
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2015.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10316554
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wagenen, Maya van
Dewey number
305.2352
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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730
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
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True
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  • Wagenen, Maya van
  • Cornell, Betty
  • Wagenen, Maya van
  • Beauty, Personal
  • Popularity
  • Beauty, Personal
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek
Label
Popular : a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000052756865
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
259 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780141353258
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Popular : a memoir : vintage wisdom for a modern geek, Maya Van Wagenen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000052756865
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
259 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780141353258
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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