Girl Goddess

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Demco Media, Feb 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction
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Stories about nine remarkable young women include the tales of a girl with two mothers, a girl who keeps a strange blue-skinned creature in her closet, a rock star groupie, and a dancer who loves poetry and moonlight picnics

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User Review  - rschwed - LibraryThing

Collection of 9 stories by Francesca Lia Block includes two stories that (as described by Cart and Jenkins): "Winnie and Cubby" is about a girl whose boyfriend comes out to her. "Dragons in Manhattan ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Gorgeous. Edgy, preternaturally aware adolescents stalk these pages like tigers. These short stories are as full as many novels. Where was Block when I was 14? Oh, right. Wikipedia says she was busy ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Francesca Lia Block was born in Los Angeles, California on December 3, 1962. She graduated from the University of California Berkeley and wrote her first book, Weetzie Bat, while a student there. It was published in 1989. Her other young adult works include Baby Be-Bop, Violet and Claire, How to (Un)cage a Girl, and The Waters and the Wild. She is also the author of the Weetzie Bat series. She has won several awards including the Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Library Association in 2005 and the Phoenix Award.

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