Clique by Lisi Harrison
(Serie 1) (The ) (Spanish Edition)

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Massie Block is happily ruling her fabulous clique at her exclusive Westchester middle school when LBR (Loser Beyond Repair) Claire Lyons, the new girl, has the nerve to show up at OCD wearing Keds and two-year old GAP overalls. She is clearly not Pretty Committee material, and Massie, Alicia, Dylan and Kirsten have no problem letting everyone know it. Unfortunately Claire's family is staying in the guesthouse on Massie’s family’s huge estate while they look for a new home, and the girls are stuck with each other. Claire's future looks worse than a bad Prada knockoff. But with a little luck and a lot of scheming, Claire might just come up smelling like Chanel Mademoiselle....
 

About Lisi Harrison

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Author Lisi Harrison was born in Toronto, Canada on July 29, 1970. She majored in film at McGill University in Montreal for two years before transferring to Emerson College in Boston, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing. After graduation, she moved to New York City to work for MTV and stayed there for 12 years. She started out in a casting job on a game show called Lip Service and worked her way up to Head Writer and then Senior Director of Development. She created and developed new shows like One Bad Trip and Room Raiders for the network while Senior Director of Development. She wrote the first two books of the Clique Series while still working at MTV. She became a full-time author in June 2004.
 
Published December 29, 2008 by Santillana USA. 222 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Fiction

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Grade 5-8-Claire Lyons moves with her parents from Florida to wealthy Westchester County, NY. Until they can get settled, the family stays in the guesthouse of Mr. Lyons's college buddy, who happens t

Jun 30 2008 | Read Full Review of Clique (Serie Clique 1) (The ...

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the "new girl, middle class nerd desperate to fit in" becomes BEST friends with the pretty committee in the second book, and i don't think "lip-kissing" for 13 teen year old girls is really and issue I wonder if Lisi Harrison gets paid extra for including so many brand names in he...

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Overall, targeting a book that's mostly about clothes, boys, popularity, and power to tween girls just seems wrong, especially since there are no real lessons learned.

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But instead of creating a novel that helps girls see through the shallow world of cliques like the book's Pretty Committee, DIAL L FOR LOSERS perpetuates stereotypes of kids, specifically girls, being malicious, gossipy, jealous, materialistic, and unable to learn from experiences in a way that s...

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When there's a lesson to be learned, the author puts it out there, and part of the humor is supposed to be that Massie will never change her ways and will always be a rich girl out of touch with reality.

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