Big Mouth and Ugly Girl

by Joyce Carol Oates | Teens | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 000714573x Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 4/15/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Thursday, April 15, 2021
High school junior Matt Donaghy is considered an okay guy. He gets good grades, writes for the school paper, is in the Drama Club, and is known for his witty, if immature, humor. Students and teachers seem to like him. But one day he says something that makes a few classmates think he's out to bomb the school. The school principal is notified, the police are called in, and rumors are abuzz. Even his buddies doubt his innocence, and none of the guys come forward in his defense. There is, however, someone else who overheard Matt's statement and understood his mocking intent. School renegade Ursula Riggs, or "Ugly Girl" as she refers to herself, doesn't know Matt very well but reveals what she heard and the context in which it was said -- even though her parents instruct her to mind her own business. But even if Ursula can help Matt clear up this misunderstanding, will life at Rocky River High School ever be the same again?

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