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Westerfeld, Scott.

Summary: Finally surgically transformed into a "pretty," sixteen-year-old Tally, now gorgeous and programmed to think only happy thoughts, is plagued by tangled memories of living in the Smoke, a rebel colony of "ugly" runaways hiding from the Special Circumstances authorities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2011

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WES

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Spooner, Meagan

Summary: Follows the experiences of an aristocrat's daughter, Yeva, who tracks a mysterious woodland creature her father has become obsessed with and that stands at the center of his failing sanity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION SPO

Vivian, Siobhan.

Summary: Every year at Mount Washington High School somebody posts a list of the prettiest and ugliest girls from each grade--this is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, and how they are affected by the list.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC VIV

Levine, Gail Carson.

Summary: In a land where beauty and singing are valued above all else, Aza eventually comes to reconcile her unconventional appearance and her magical voice, and learns to accept herself for who she truly is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2008

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Lum, Kate.

Summary: "When Princesses Mellie, Allie, and Libby begin to argue about which princess is the prettiest, they decide to hold a contest. But of course, the girls get side-tracked helping others on their way to the contest leaving Princess Mellie as the muddiest, Princess Allie as the yuckiest, and Princess Libby as the drippiest. But due to their kindness, the princesses win in the end"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E LUM

Doyon, Samara Cole

Summary: Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2020

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Westerfeld, Scott.

Summary: When she is turned into a super-modelesque super-fighting machine, Tally, a former ugly, is ordered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid in a carefully engineered world of perfection where she refuses to play by the rules.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2007

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WES

Bradman, Tony

Summary: The ugly duckling finds that as a beautiful swan he cannot get the right kind of publicity needed for the anti-pollution campaign, so he decides to change back to his old self to help save the forest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

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Westerfeld, Scott

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Summary: Tally is about to turn sixteen. In her world your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly to a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a great time. But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns a whole new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WES

Flowers, Ebony

Summary: "Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into black women's lives and coming of age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn. The titular story 'Hot Comb' is about a young girl's first perm--a doomed ploy to look cool and to stop seeming 'too white' in the all-black neighborhood her family has just moved to. In 'Virgin Hair', taunts of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2019

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Donnelly, Jennifer

Summary: Isabelle is one of Cinderella's ugly stepsisters, who cut off their toes in an attempt to fit into the glass slipper; but there is more to her story than a maimed foot, for the Marquis de la Chance is about to offer her a choice and the opportunity to change her fate--there will be blood and danger, but also the possibility of redemption and triumph, and most of all the chance to find her true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DON

McDermott, Alice.

Summary: A teenage girl, raised on the east end of Long Island among the country estates of the rich, reflects on her understanding of human nature during a seemingly idyllic summer spent with her eight-year-old cousin Daisy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCD

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCD

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCD

Heaberlin, Julia

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "A seasoned cop's interest in a mysterious one-eyed girl takes her back to the worst night of her life in this fast-paced thriller from the internationally bestselling author of Black-Eyed Susans. They call her Angel. Found on the side of a remote highway, half-dead and blowing wishes in a field of dandelions, the young girl refuses to speak. No one knows who she is or where she came from--only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise and the creators of the illustrated Jungle Book and Peter Pan, reimagine the beloved French fairy tale The Beauty and the Beast in this deluxe unabridged edition illustrated with stunning full-color artwork and nine 3-D interactive featurespublished to coincide with the release of the blockbuster...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Sets Villeneuve 2017

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: "The Fashion Fairies use their magic accessories to make sure that fashion everywhere is fun and fresh. But when jealous Jack Frost steals their magic away, it could lead to a fashion flop! Luckily, Rachel and Kirsty are ready to dive into another fairy adventure...Now that Miranda the Beauty Fairy's magic is missing, no one is looking or feeling very good! Can Rachel and Kirsty help?"--P. [4]...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MEA

Holub, Joan.

Summary: After giving Athena a makeover Aphrodite becomes jealous of her friend, but she focuses on figuring out how to help a mortal win a race against Atalanta, which will result in either their marriage or his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HOL

McDermott, Alice.

Summary: Theresa is the town's most sought-after babysitter but she must cope with the challenges presented by the neighborhood's waiflike children, the tumultuous households of her employers, the mysterious compelling attention of an aging painter.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCD

Chen, Zhiyuan

Summary: Scorned at first by others, a featherless chicken finds a way to fit in before discovering that his new friends may not be as beautiful as they appear to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heryin Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Chen

Telgemeier, Raina.

Summary: From sixth grade through tenth, Raina copes with a variety of dental problems that affect her appearance and how she feels about herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 TEL

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC TEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TEL
1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC TEL

Sherman, Charlotte Watson

Summary: After a young girl declares she is pink, her mother shows her all the wonderful things that brown can be and to be proud of her skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

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Dewberry, Elizabeth.

Summary: Tall, blond, and beautiful Ellen Baxter is mistaken for Princess Diana by the paparazzi just days before Diana's fatal car crash, and when she later visits the accident site, she finds a photograph of Diana that leads her on a journey of self-exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Dewbe

Friend, Natasha

Summary: When beautiful high school student Lexi is involved in an automobile accident that leaves her disfigured, she must learn who she really is beyond a pretty face, and she must also learn to forgive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRO

Oksanen, Sofi

Summary: "When Anita Naakka jumps in front of an oncoming train, her daughter, Norma, is left alone with the secret they have spent their lives hiding: Norma has supernatural hair, sensitive to the slightest changes in her mood--and the moods of those around her--moving of its own accord, corkscrewing when danger is near. And so it is her hair that alerts her, while she talks with a strange man at her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OKS

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