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Uglies: Shay's Story - Scott Westerfeld, Devin Grayson, Steven Cummings
Uglies: Shay's Story
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“This whole game is just designed to make us hate ourselves.”—Shay   Uglies told Tally Youngblood’s version of life in Uglyville and the budding rebellion against the Specials. Now comes an exciting graphic novel revealing new adventures in the Uglies world—as seen through the eyes of Shay,... show more
“This whole game is just designed to make us hate ourselves.”—Shay   Uglies told Tally Youngblood’s version of life in Uglyville and the budding rebellion against the Specials. Now comes an exciting graphic novel revealing new adventures in the Uglies world—as seen through the eyes of Shay, Tally’s rebellious best friend who’s not afraid to break the rules, no matter the cost.   A few months shy of her sixteenth birthday, Shay eagerly awaits her turn to become a Pretty—a rite-of-passage operation called “the Surge” that transforms ordinary Uglies into paragons of beauty. Yet after befriending the Crims, a group of fellow teens who refuse to take anything in society at face value, Shay starts to question the whole concept. And as the Crims explore beyond the monitored borders of Uglyville into the forbidden, ungoverned wild, Shay must choose between the perks of being Pretty and the rewards of being real.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345527226 (0345527224)
ASIN: 345527224
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Uglies: Graphic Novel (#1)
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kvela
kvela rated it
4.0 Uglies: Shay's Story
Uglies: Shay's Story is a prequel for Uglies, it tells the readers of how Shay was turned into one of the Pretties. This graphic novel sets a good foundation for both fans of the Pretties series and new readers. At first it was difficult for me to adapt to the story-telling because I am not too fami...
Kimberley's Book Nook
Kimberley's Book Nook rated it
3.0 Uglies: Shay's Story (Uglies: Graphic Novel #1) by Scott Westerfeld
This was a nice quick read as part of the Uglies series, but I don't feel like it told me anything I didn't already know. Getting Shay's side of the story was pretty much the same introduction to the world that Tally had in the original books, but from Shay's point-of-view. I liked it, and the drawi...
popsiclesinbed
popsiclesinbed rated it
I get that the uglies aren't really ugly, but the art in this book doesn't really make them look any different than the pretties. And I'm not sure this book could really stand on its own. I guess mostly it was a refresher of what happened in Uglies...
LeahSL
LeahSL rated it
2.0 Uglies: Shay's Story
Not nearly as rich as Westerfeld's prose, but give me more story! That part worked.
Scott Reads It!
Scott Reads It! rated it
4.0 Uglies: Shay's Story (Graphic Novel)
Find this at Scott Reads ItImagine a world where everyone is "ugly" until the day they turn 16 where people undergo an operation called the "Surge" that makes you "pretty". This is the world of the Uglies where beauty is everything. The Uglies is told from the point of view of Tally Youngblood. The...
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