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ISBN13: 9780060277475
ISBN10: 0060277475
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Maybe Mab was real. Maybe not. Maybe Mab was the fury. Maybe she was the courage. Maybe later on she was the sex...

A tiny fairy winging her way through the jasmine-scented L.A. night. A little girl caught in a grown-up glitz-and-glitter world of superstars and supermodels. A too beautiful boy with a secret he can never share...

From the author of Weetzie Bat comes a magical, mesmerizing tale of transformation. This is the story of Barbie Marks, who dreams of being the one behind the Cyclops eye of the camera, not the voiceless one in front of it; who longs to run away to New York City where she can be herself, not some barley flesh-and-blood version of the plastic doll she was named after. It is the story of Griffin Tyler, whose androgynous beauty hides the dark pain he holds inside. Andfinally it is the story of Mab, a pinkie-sized, magenta-haired, straight-talking fairy, who may or may not be real but who helps Barbie and Griffin uncover the strength beneath the pain, and who teaches that love--like a sparkling web of light spinning around our bodies and our souls--is what can heal even the deepest scars.

About the Author

Francesca Lia Block is the acclaimed author of the Los Angeles Times best-sellers The Rose And The Beast, Violet &Claire, and Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books, as well as I Was A Teenage Fairy, Girl Goddess #9, and The Hanged Man. Her work has been translated into seven different languages and is published around the world. She made her dazzling entrance onto the literary scene with her debut novel, Weetzie Bat, in 1989.

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hira , July 19, 2008 (view all comments by hira )
I Was a Teenage Fairy is one of those books that after you read it, you are left mezmorized with enchantment and you feel a sparkle of happiness within you. I Was a Teenage Fariy is about a young girl whos mother brings her into a world of high fashion pictures, crazy make up, and confusion of her dreams. Young Barbie is forced to enter the glamalicious world of modeling, but she feels so alone even though she has everything. Soon Barbie makes an expected friend who happens to be a mab fairy. Mab and Barbie soon become unsepartable.
After time Barbie leaves the beautiful world of pagents and photo shoots and moves out to live her own life. She soon finds love and realizes what the word diceive really means. Flashbacks from her child hood haunt her, but with mabs help she conqures her fear of going back home, falling in love, and realizing who she really is. She faces her father, who left her mother and her when she was young, she faces the man who betrayed her and she faces herself, with mab within.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060277475
Author:
Block, Francesca Lia
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19980925
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.81x4.74x.83 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
from 14

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