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by Francesca Lia Block

Weetzie Bat


"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 Weekly

Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Harperteen
Published: 07/06/2004
ISBN: 9780060736255
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.26lbs
Size: 7.14h x 4.96w x 0.36d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 20145 / Weetzie Bat
Reading Level: 5 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 2

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