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Weetzie Bat. by Francesca Block

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Published by Lions Tracks .
Written in English


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Pagination88p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14877816M
ISBN 100006736300

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aka Dangerous Angels Pink Smog (Weetzie Bat, #0), Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1), Witch Baby (Weetzie Bat, #2), Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Ba Author: Francesca Lia Block. Weetzie Bat (), a young adult novel by Francesca Lia Block, is the first book in the Weetzie Bat series. It centers on a young girl and her best friend who are determined to find true love in Los Angeles. The book received rave reviews upon publication for its bold characterization, and it won the Phoenix Award from the Children’s. Punk flower-child Weetzie and her gay friend Dirk adventure through Hollywood's plastic fantasy land, finding solace from life's cruelties in their own loving household. Weetzie and Dirk become best friends during expeditions to nightclubs, movies, and the beach; then both find their true loves in true fairy-tale fashion&#;with the aid of a genie. Dirk meets Duck in a bar; Weetzie is. Directed by Justin Kelly. With Anya Taylor-Joy, Nick Robinson, Sasha Lane, Keiynan Lonsdale.

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.   Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy/5(92). Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy.   Weetzie Bat is amazing partly because it is a novel about serious issues disguised as a light, easy read. Do not be fooled by the pink cover or the whimsical characters, issues in the book include, but are not limited to: AIDs, homosexuality, death, and drug addiction/alcoholism.5/5(5).

  “Transcendent.” —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. This coming-of-age novel follows the. 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. Get this from a library! Weetzie Bat. [Francesca Lia Block] -- Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man. This could be a book about cheap cheese and bean burritos, slinkster dogs, lanky. Weetzie Bat Summary & Study Guide Description. Weetzie Bat Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections.