Thursday, November 3, 2011

Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras

Book Cover Image:

Hopkins, Cathy. Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras. New York: Simon Pulse, 2001. Print.
       ISBN: 9781416918295




It's time to think about the future! All Lucy can think about is what makes me, me? Through a tough set lessons and trials, Lucy finally finds her way to what will make her happy.

Book Talk:
"If she picks me one more time in class, I shall scream." At fourteen Lucy Loverling is have a hard time fitting in. When Ms. Wacko Watkins assigns the girl's P.E. class an assignment defining "What Makes Me, Me," Lucy's world is turned upside down. It seems that everyone around Lucy knows what they want to be when they "grow" up but not Lucy. For crying out loud, Lucy is fourteen and can still pass for twelve. How can she think about growing up, when she can't even get into hottest movie of the year with her two best friends, who by the way look like their sixteen. But then one day the most wonderful, beautiful boy crosses the street and then things begin to change faster in all stages of her life.

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