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Beauty Queens

Level 1

BRAY, Libba
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A mixture of Lord of the Flies, Lost, Arrested Development and America’s Next Top Model, with funny commercialsin between, and a bunch of skilled and strong-willed heroines. This is a very funny book that debunks beauty pageants,commercialism and TV.


  • FINALIST Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Young Adult Literature 2011
  • WINNER Michael L. Printz Award (for Going Bovine)


  • The Sweet Far Thing (Random House 2007) A trilogy about a 19th-century girl who has the second sight.
  • Lost (2004-2010) TV series about a plane crash on a remote island.
  • She-Devil (1989) Film version of Weldon’s novel.