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The Girl with the Mermaid Hair

Authors: Ephron, Delia
Lexile: 800,
Publisher: HarperCollins
BISAC/Subject: YAF018000, YAF058000, YAF058120, YAF058220
ISBN: 9780061990588, Related ISBNs: 0061990582, 9780061542602, 9780061990588
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis:

Click. Sukie Jamieson takes a selfie after her tennis lesson. Click. She takes one before she has to give a presentation in class. Click. She takes one to be sure there's nothing in her teeth after eating pizza at Clementi's. And if she can't take a selfie, she checks her reflection in windows, spoons, car chrome—anything available, really. So when her mother gives her an exquisite full-length mirror that once belonged to her grandmother, Sukie is thrilled. So thrilled that she doesn't listen to her mother's warning: “This mirror will be your best friend and worst enemy.” Because mirrors, as Sukie discovers, show not only the faraway truth but the truth close up. And finding out that close-up truth changes people. Often forever.

Acclaimed novelist and screenwriter Delia Ephron crafts a powerful novel of truth, beauty, and the secrets about family and friends that lie beneath perfection.

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