Fall 2019

Fugly

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her online one.
In real life, eighteen-year-old Beth is overweight, shy, and geeky. She’s been bullied all her life, and her only refuge is food. Online, though, she’s a vicious troll who targets the beautiful, vain, oversharing It Girls of the internet. When she meets Tori, a fellow troll, she becomes her online girlfriend-slash-partner-in-crime.
But then Tori picks a target who’s a little too close to home for Beth. Unsettled, Beth decides to quit their online bullying partnership. The only problem is, Tori is not willing to let her go.

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978-1-54154-499-4
On pre-order until 11/05/2019
$18.99 $14.24
978-1-54156-101-4
On pre-order until 11/05/2019
$28.49 $21.99
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Fiction, Young Adult
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Lab ®
Language English
Number of Pages 352
Publication Date 2019-11-05
BISACS YAF012000, YAF037000, YAF058020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.25
Lexile 730
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Claire Waller

Claire Waller is a secondary school English teacher who currently teaches teenagers with mental health issues. She is the author of two adult horror novels, Predator X and Nine Eyes. Fugly is her first YA novel. She lives in Portsmouth, England, with her family.

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Fugly

A wrenchingly honest, thought-provoking exploration of a girl judged and dismissed by society who must break the cycle of shaming that traps her in her real life and comforts her in her online one. In real life, eighteen-year-old Beth is overweight, shy, and geeky… View available downloads →