"Transcendent." --New York Times Book Review
"Magnificent." --Village Voice
"Sparkling." --Publishers Weekly
Francesca Lia Block's dazzling debut novel, Weetzie Bat, is not only a genre-shattering, critically acclaimed gem, it's also widely recognized as a classic of young adult literature, having captivated readers for generations.
This coming-of-age novel follows the eponymous Weetzie Bat and her best friend Dirk as they navigate life and love in a timeless, dreamlike version of Los Angeles. When Weetzie is granted three wishes by a genie, she discovers that there are unexpected ramifications....
Winner of the prestigious Phoenix Award, Weetzie Bat is a beautiful, poetic work of magical realism that is perfect for fans of Laura Ruby, Neil Gaiman, and Kelly Link.
--Publishers WeeklyBinding Type:
7.14h x 4.96w x 0.36dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name:
20145 / Weetzie BatReading Level:
5 / Interest Level:
Upper Grade / Point Value: