The Popularity Papers
Publish date: April 1st 2010
Publisher: Amulet Books (an imprint of Abrams)
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang is a mouthful of a title, but a bucket full of charm, humor, and heart. Amy Ignatow's quirky diary format style and illustrations combine to make a story about two friends that i...
It's amazing how this book can be so similar to "Dork Diaries" in its premise, yet be so different (and so much better). When Lydia and Julie systematically try to figure out how to become popular, they make funny observations and stay true to themselves (mostly). I loved how they learn in the proce...
it's kind of a weird one to place, because the illustrations are integral to telling the story (as in a graphic novel) but it is neither a novel nor a graphic novel nor a picture book, exactly. it's depressing how many stories for girls focus on popularity, rather than more concrete goals, but only...
Can you say "Diary of a wimpy kid for girls" I really felt for Lydia and Julie when they went to use the bleach on Lydia's hair and when they feared going "goth" like Lydia's sister.. lol Not so hip on the cursive writing but otherwise I loved all the illustrations and color!
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