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Derby Girl - Shauna Cross
Derby Girl
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Meet Bliss Cavendar, a blue haired, indie-rock loving misfit stuck in the tiny town of Bodeen, Texas.Her pageant-addicted mother expects her to compete for the coveted Miss Blue Bonnet crown, but Bliss would rather feast on roaches than be subjected to such rhinestone tyranny.Bliss' escape? Take... show more
Meet Bliss Cavendar, a blue haired, indie-rock loving misfit stuck in the tiny town of Bodeen, Texas.Her pageant-addicted mother expects her to compete for the coveted Miss Blue Bonnet crown, but Bliss would rather feast on roaches than be subjected to such rhinestone tyranny.Bliss' escape? Take up Roller Derby.When she discovers a league in nearby Austin, Bliss embarks on an epic journey full of hilarious tattooed girls, delicious boys in bands, and a few not-so-awesome realities even the most bad-assed derby chick has to learn.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805080230 (0805080236)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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kyleInMotion
kyleInMotion rated it
I love this book more than words. The movie was great too- but the book is bad ass.
mixmastermac
mixmastermac rated it
This book was a very fast read, it took me less than 48 hours to finish. I liked it for the most part, but to me Bliss (the main character) was a very "stereotypical" girl with teenage angst, as if the character was trying very hard to be different than the rest of the pack.One thing I loved was the...
Reading Robyn
Reading Robyn rated it
After picking up the ill fated Roll with It I felt the need for some more YA derby action. And of course, Derby Girl-Whip It was just sitting so precariously on the library shelf that I couldn't help myself. This book manages to be a combination of a lot of things that I love dearly:1. Roller Derby2...
Christy Herself
Christy Herself rated it
4.0 Derby Girl
fun, light read - This is the book the movie "Whip It" is based on.
mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
4.0 Derby Girl
The basis for the movie Whip It. Really liked the movie, liked the book even better.
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