Beauty Queens

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Turtleback, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 396 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. When the 50 contestants of the Miss Teen Dream Pageant crash on a desert island, the young beauty queens struggle between survival efforts and denial while hoping for rescue and encountering a band of handsome pirates. By the Printz Award-winning author of Going Bovine.

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User Review  - clrichm - LibraryThing

I don’t know what I was expecting? Whatever it was, it wasn’t the delightful dark romp that was this tale, and I’m so glad I chose it! Libba Bray narrated it herself, and she did so brilliantly. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - et.carole - LibraryThing

This book was highly entertaining, with engaging, enjoyable characters. Though the end was satisfying, its in-your-face empowerment was annoying. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Libba Bray was born in Alabama on March 11, 1964. She grew up in Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988. She moved to New York City and worked in the publicity department of Penguin Putnam, followed by three years at Spier, an advertising agency specializing in book advertising. Before writing young adult novels, she wrote three books for 17th Street Press using a pseudonym. She is the author of the Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Going Bovine and The Diviners.

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