Sticks and Stones

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Orca Book Publishers, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 86 pages
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Jujube is thrilled when Brent asks her out. She is not so happy when the rumors start flying at school. Pretty soon her name is showing up on bathroom walls and everyone is snickering and sniping. When her mother gets involved, Jujube's reputation takes another hit. Deciding that someone has to take a stand, Jujube gathers all the other girls who are labelled sluts -- and worse -- and tries to impress on her fellow students the damage that can be done by assigning a label that reduces a person to an object.
 

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
11
Chapter Three
21
Chapter Four
30
Chapter Five
41
Chapter Six
49
Chapter Seven
58
Chapter Eight
68
Chapter Nine
75
Chapter Ten
83
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About the author (2002)

Beth Goobie is an award-winning author of a number of books for teens. Her book, Before Wings, won the CLA YA Book Award, was a Governor General's Award nominee, an ALA Best Book nominee and a Teen Top Ten.

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