Boy Proof

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Boy Proof
Written by Cecil Castellucci
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763623334
ISBN-13: 9780763623333
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Boy Proof

author: Cecil Castellucci

An unforgettable debut novel!

Meet Egg. Her real name is Victoria Jurgen, but she's renamed herself after the kick-ass heroine of her favorite sci-fi movie, TERMINAL EARTH. Like her namesake, Egg dresses all in white, colors her eyebrows, and shaves her head. She always knows the right answers, she's always in control, and she's far too busy -- taking photos for the school paper, meeting with the Science Fiction and Fantasy Club, and hanging out at the "creature shop" with her dad, the special-effects makeup wizard -- to be bothered with friends, much less members of the opposite sex. As far as Egg is concerned, she's boy proof, and she likes it that way. But then Egg meets a boy named Max, a boy who's smart and funny and creative and cool . . . and happens to like Egg. Could this be the end of the world -- at least as Egg knows it?

A Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Selection

What happens when an antisocial cinephile meets up with the worldly new guy at school -- a quick-witted artist who's savvy enough to see through her sci-fi disguise?
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763623334 /  9780763623333
on sale date:
02/2005
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
208 / 5 1/4" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Social Issues; Alternative Family; Loners & Outcasts; Music;
 
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