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Publisher Comments:

The first installment of Scott Westerfeld's andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling seriesand#8212;a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The Uglies series has more than 3 million books in print, has been translated into twenty-seven languages, and spent more than fifty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Now all four books feature fresh new covers and will reach an even wider audience.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Tallyand#8217;s adventures begin in Uglies, where she learns the truth about what life as a Pretty really means. She rebels against the surgery that will make her a Pretty, but ultimately succumbs. In Pretties, Tally has forgotten all about her Ugly life, and when sheand#8217;s reminded, she has a hard time listening. And what littleand#8217;s left of the old Tally is further compromised in Specials, because Tally has been transformed into a fierce fighting machine. But when sheand#8217;s offered a chance to forever improve civilization, will she be able to overcome her brainwashing? The answer is evident years later in Extras, after the Pretty regime has ended. Boundless human creativity, new technologies, and old dangers have been unleashed upon the world. But fame and popularity can be just as dangerous as extreme beautyand#8230;.

Synopsis:

Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that?

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks Tally will be there.

But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world — and it isn't very pretty. The authorities offer Tally the worst choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781416934509
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Corral, Rodrigo
Author:
Westerfeld
Author:
Westerfeld, Scott
Author:
Westerfield, Scott
Author:
Scott
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Social Situations - Moving
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Fantasy & Magic
Edition Description:
Reissue
Series:
Uglies
Publication Date:
20110503
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr -matte lam w- spot UV, printing
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
209.55 x 139.7 x 27.94 mm 360.152 gr
Age Level:
from 12

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship
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Product details 432 pages Simon Pulse - English 9781416934509 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Everybody gets to be supermodel gorgeous. What could be wrong with that?

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. In Tally's world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a really great time. In just a few weeks Tally will be there.

But Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world — and it isn't very pretty. The authorities offer Tally the worst choice she can imagine: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. The choice Tally makes changes her world forever.

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