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Weetzie Bat

by Francesca Lia Block

Published by Charlotte Zolotow Book/Harper & Row, 1989
88 pages
ISBN: 0-06-020536-9

Ages 13 and older

A hip, urban fairy tale celebrates the glitter and the glamor of teenage punk culture in contemporary Los Angeles. Cooler-than-thou Weetzie is at heart an innocent who wishes for life-long love and happiness when a genie grants her three wishes. But in Weetzie's world her wishes are fulfilled in unusual and surprising ways. Francesca Lia Block offers a fresh, new voice in a sometimes touching, sometimes shocking, always funny first novel.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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