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13 Little Blue Envelopes

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ISBN13: 9780060541439
ISBN10: 0060541431
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Publisher Comments:

Inside little blue envelope 1 are $1,000 and instructions to buy a plane ticket.

In envelope 2 are directions to a specific London flat.

The note in envelope 3 tells Ginny: Find a starving artist.

Because of envelope 4, Ginny and a playwright/thief/bloke-about-town called Keith go to Scotland together, with somewhat disastrous — though utterly romantic — results. But will she ever see him again?

Everything about Ginny will change this summer, and it's all because of the 13 little blue envelopes.

Review:

"This is a girl's book....Boys will find the males in the story a bit silly, but girls will find it delightful." Children's Literature

Review:

"As she comes to the last of the letters, Ginny has grown from the shy teenager she was to one who is more independent, more invested in the life around her." KLIATT

Review:

"[T]he novel drives home the importance of family, love, and the value of connections that you make with people. It is a quick read that will interest high school girls." School Library Journal

Review:

"Johnson's writing is sophisticated and humorous, her characterizations pitch perfect." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

From the acclaimed author of The Key to the Golden Firebird. When Ginny receives 13 little blue envelopes with instructions to buy a plane ticket to London, she's soon on an adventure that will change her in more ways than one.

Synopsis:

“Stephanie Perkins characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good.”—Rainbow Rowell

“This adorable YA romance is half New York love story, half Parisian romance, and fully prepared to make your heart melt quicker than a gelato dropped on a sidewalk.”—MTV.com

From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit rooftops of Paris, falling in love is easy for hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh. But as they begin their senior year in France, Isla and Josh are quickly forced to confront the heartbreaking reality that happily-ever-afters aren't always forever. Their romantic journey is skillfully intertwined with those of beloved couples Anna and Étienne and Lola and Cricket, whose paths are destined to collide in a sweeping finale certain to please fans old and new.

Synopsis:

An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory

With only a week until graduation, there's one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in the Oyster Point High Official Unofficial Senior Week Scavenger Hunt. And Mary is determined to win.

Mary lost her spot at Georgetown to self-professed "it" bully Jake Barbone, and she's not about to lose again. But everyone is racing for the finish line with complicated motives, and the team's all-night adventure becomes all-night drama as shifting alliances, flared tempers, and crushing crushes take over. As the items and points pile up, Mary and her team must reinvent their strategy--and themselves--in order to win.

About the Author

Maureen Johnson is the author of The Key to the Golden Firebird, 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Bermudez Triangle, and Devilish. She lives in New York City.

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cortneynicole, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by cortneynicole)
Possibly the best teen novel I have ever picked up! It is very eventful and inspiring. I would recommend this novel to any girl that enjoys reading.
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auntiesash, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by auntiesash)
I'm a big fan of young adult fiction and this is a great example of why! Characters that I cared about. Adventures that I coveted. Beautiful language and dialogue that didn't distract me by its beauty. I was delightfully surprised, after reading the book, to find that there was a sequel.
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bookgirl94, June 13, 2011 (view all comments by bookgirl94)
I had a lot of fun reading this. It's a great summery fun read with a fun story line and good characters.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060541439
Author:
Johnson, Maureen
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
Altebrando, Tara
Author:
Perkins, Stephanie
Author:
by Maureen Johnson
Author:
Wunder, Wendy
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Grief
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Love & Romance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
13 Little Blue Envelopes
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 368 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060541439 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This is a girl's book....Boys will find the males in the story a bit silly, but girls will find it delightful."
"Review" by , "As she comes to the last of the letters, Ginny has grown from the shy teenager she was to one who is more independent, more invested in the life around her."
"Review" by , "[T]he novel drives home the importance of family, love, and the value of connections that you make with people. It is a quick read that will interest high school girls."
"Review" by , "Johnson's writing is sophisticated and humorous, her characterizations pitch perfect."
"Synopsis" by , From the acclaimed author of The Key to the Golden Firebird. When Ginny receives 13 little blue envelopes with instructions to buy a plane ticket to London, she's soon on an adventure that will change her in more ways than one.
"Synopsis" by ,
“Stephanie Perkins characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good.”—Rainbow Rowell

“This adorable YA romance is half New York love story, half Parisian romance, and fully prepared to make your heart melt quicker than a gelato dropped on a sidewalk.”—MTV.com

From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit rooftops of Paris, falling in love is easy for hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh. But as they begin their senior year in France, Isla and Josh are quickly forced to confront the heartbreaking reality that happily-ever-afters aren't always forever. Their romantic journey is skillfully intertwined with those of beloved couples Anna and Étienne and Lola and Cricket, whose paths are destined to collide in a sweeping finale certain to please fans old and new.

"Synopsis" by ,
An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory

With only a week until graduation, there's one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in the Oyster Point High Official Unofficial Senior Week Scavenger Hunt. And Mary is determined to win.

Mary lost her spot at Georgetown to self-professed "it" bully Jake Barbone, and she's not about to lose again. But everyone is racing for the finish line with complicated motives, and the team's all-night adventure becomes all-night drama as shifting alliances, flared tempers, and crushing crushes take over. As the items and points pile up, Mary and her team must reinvent their strategy--and themselves--in order to win.

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