Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek

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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek

by Maya Van Wagenen

First Release:

September 2014

ISBN: 9780525426813

This teenager’s memoir details the unusual way she sought popularity: following advice from a 1950s self-help book, including wearing a girdle and white gloves. Black-and-white photographs, photocopies, and diagrams.

  • ISBN: 9780525426813
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Dutton
    Page Count: 272
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 155.5/33
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5, Points: 8
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 13
    Lexile: Level: 730L
    Awards & Honors: 2015 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Winner; VOYA’s Perfect Tens 2014; 2014 Cybils Awards Finalist, Nonfiction for Young Adults
    Genre: Nonfic
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