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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.

Edition Notes

StatementFrancesca Lia Block.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21170923M
ISBN 100064408183
OCLC/WorldCa41380048

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  Weetzie Bat lived in a fairy-tale land of glitter, glitz, and coolness. She had a bleached-blonde flat-top and pink sunglasses, and cruised around town with her best friend Dirk and her Slinkster Dog pooch in a 55 Pontiac named Jerry%(). Directed by Justin Kelly. With Anya Taylor-Joy, Nick Robinson, Sasha Lane, Keiynan Lonsdale.   Buy a cheap copy of Weetzie Bat book by Francesca Lia Block. Ten years ago Francesca Lia Block made a dazzling entrance into the literary scene with what would become one of the most talked-about books of the decade: Weetzie Free shipping over $/5(5). Weetzie Bat addresses the realities of growing up through the eyes of carefree Weetzie Bat. The book is magical; Weetzie seems to go from teen to adult, but her age is never addressed. Cherokee is somehow the embodiment of all 4 of her parents, and infidelity is forgiven so that love may win out.

  —New York Times Book Review “Magnificent.” —Village Voice “Sparkling.” —Publishers Weekly. Francesca Lia Block’s dazzling debut novel, Weetzie Bat, is not only a genre-shattering, critically acclaimed gem, it's also widely recognized as a classic of young adult literature, having captivated readers for generations/5(92).   When Weetzie is granted three wishes by a genie, she discovers that there are unexpected ramifications. Winner of the prestigious Phoenix Award, Weetzie Bat is a beautiful, poetic work of magical realism that is perfect for fans of Laura Ruby, Neil Gaiman, and Kelly Link.   Reading Group Guide. About The Book: Dangerous Angels brings together in one volume all five of Francesca Lia Block's celebrated novels about Weetzie Bat and her nontraditional L.A. family of musicians and filmmakers. Populated by fascinating characters, filled with the magic, and occasional misery of the creative life and enriched by themes of the redemptive power of love, respect for the /5(98). Weetzie Bat has been chosen for school reading lists across the nation. It is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Recommended Book for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Alyssa Bresnahan’s spirited narration highlights the sparkling language and sizzling images of this utterly original book.