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Alice on the Outside
 

Alice on the Outside (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Reissue ed.)

By Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

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Alice likes her life, even though she realizes that change is on the way. She and her friends may develop separate interests and ideas, and sometimes she may find herself on the outside rather than inside her close circle, but the future looks good. Alice thinks she's ready for i...t. Her first look at that future comes when Aunt Sally and Cousin Carol visit. This is Alice's chance to ask Carol what sex is really like for a woman. After all, her cousin was once married. But Alice discovers that sex and marriage are more complex than she had thought. Sex is not the only area of life that turns out to be more difficult than Alice had expected. When her school observes a Consciousness Raising Week, Alice finds that prejudice is easier to acquire than to endure, especially when a new friend becomes the object of ridicule. There is the Eighth Grade Semi-Formal to think about, however. It will be the crowning night of the school year. What could possibly go wrong? Not anything Alice could plan for. Sometimes, she finds, it is not planning that matters, but coping. Alice is growing up. She is meeting new people, facing new problems, and giving readers new things to laugh and think about. She's experimenting with life and finding it can be awful -- but also, sometimes, very, very good.
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ISBN 9781442434950
Released NZ 6 Mar 2012
Publisher Atheneum
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reissue ed.
Alternate Format(s) View All (4 other possible title(s) available)
Series Alice (part: 11)
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ISBN-13 9781442434950
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Atheneum
Imprint Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Released 6 Mar 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Reissue ed.
Edition Reissue ed.
Author(s) By Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Series Alice (part: 11)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Body & Health
Number of Pages 175
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 193mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 136g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Interpersonal relations, Prejudices, McKinley, Alice (Fictitious character)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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