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Contributor(s): Lowry, Brigid (Author)

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ISBN: 0312363087     ISBN-13: 9780312363086
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: April 2007

Annotation: Fifteen-year-old Georgia has to get to the Natural Affinity concert because she's obsessed with the band's lead singer, Jakob. However, there is one major obstacle standing in her way--money.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - General (see Also Headings Under Family)
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2006102596
Age Level: 12-17
Grade Level: 7-12
Lexile Measure: 720(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 5.5" W x 8.5" (0.60 lbs) 179 pages
Features: Ikids, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 04/30/2007 pg. 164
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 104902
Reading Level: 4.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 7.0
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Publisher Description:
Fifteen-year-old Georgia "has" to get to the Natural Affinity concert. She's obsessed with the lead singer, Jakob, and will do anything it takes to see him live. However, there is one major obstacle standing in her way: money. To earn some extra cash, she takes on a string of disastrous jobs, one ending worse than the next. Georgia also struggles with her weight, slipping grades, her lack of a boyfriend and the distance that seems to be growing between her and her best friend. Add to all that the tension with her mother, and life really starts to get complicated. True to Brigid Lowry's colorful style of writing, the book is peppered with lists Georgia writes in her diary, like "Ten things you can do with a sausage besides eating it" and "Great excuses for not doing my homework." Georgia is funny, honest, far from perfect, and will win the heart of every girl who has ever pined hopelessly after a rock star.

Contributor Bio(s): Lowry, Brigid: - Brigid Lowry is the author of award-winning poetry, short stories, and young adult novels. She is well-known in Australia, where her first novel, Guitar Highway Rose, was a runaway success with young readers and a finalist for or winner of numerous prestigious awards. She spent much of her life in Australia but now lives in New Zealand, where she was born and raised.
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