Lily B. on the Brink of Cool

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (3.98 hours)
Product Number: Z100026432
Released: Oct 10, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780739349724
Narrator/s: Kaili Vernoff
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

Lily's Likes: Recording daily events in her notebook, alphabetizing books on her shelves, writing top-ten lists. Lily's Dislikes: Family outings, people who make their own beds in hotels (like her mother), and most of the items in her closet. Favorite Meal: Tacos and root beer. Favorite Daydream: Winning the Congressional Medal of Honor by saving the President from attack dogs using only a raincoat and a hanger. Lily is having the most boring summer EVER. Her best friend has abandoned her for Young Executives Camp, and there is nothing to do but go on family outings with her parents. Then Lily meets the coolest girl, Karma, and her incredibly cool parents. And guess what? They're her relatives! This summer is looking up, and Lily things she just might be on the brink of cool.

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Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2006

Professional reviews

"Young teenager (and future famous author) Lily Blennerhassett faces a deathly boring summer because her best friend has gone to camp. But prospects dramatically improve when Lily meets distant relatives at a wedding. They're definitely not typical Blennerhassett family--they're sophisticated, fashionable, and well-traveled. Even vegetarian! When Lily's uncool parents deny her permission to see the very cool LeBlancs, Lily shocks herself by sneaking out to see them anyway. This teenager's journal is ideally suited to audio, and reader Kaili Vernoff splendidly presents a 13-year-old's aspirations and uncertainties. Vernoff carries the listener through the whirlwind events and makes Lily's gullibility entirely believable. N.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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