Dress Codes for Small Towns

by Courtney Stevens | Teens |
ISBN: 0062398512 Global Overview for this book
Registered by emmejo of Trumansburg, New York USA on 8/2/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by emmejo from Trumansburg, New York USA on Thursday, August 02, 2018
I'll admit, I grabbed this book purely on the strength of the cover art and the excellent title. I knew nothing about the author, or anything about the plot beyond what was written on the dust jacket. Luckily it turned out to be a pretty good read!

It is mostly a pretty typical coming-of-age tale, featuring a group of friends who are now starting to wonder if any of them are meant to be "more than friends" and trying to figure out how that affects everyone. The refreshing thing is that unlike the stereotypically hetro version of this plot, we see some cautious, curious exploration of gender and sexuality beyond boy-meets-girl.

I think I'm a little old and jaded for the level of enthusiasm and intensity here, periodically rolling my eyes at the drama of it all, but I can see it being very authentic for teens who are in the same place as Billie and her Hexagon.

Journal Entry 2 by emmejo at Colonial Laundromat in Trumansburg, New York USA on Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Journal Entry 3 by AllenJonathan at Trumansburg, New York USA on Sunday, August 19, 2018
Just Got the book @Trumansburg Colonial Landry Mat

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