Getting the Girl

A Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery

by Susan Juby

On Sale: 09/07/2010

Getting the Girl

A Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery

by Susan Juby

On Sale: 09/07/2010

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Kirkus Reviews Best Young Adult Book

Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominee (Mystery Writers of America)

About the Book

Meet Sherman Mack.

Short. Nerdy. Amateur P.I. And prepared to do anything for Dini Trioli, tenth-grade goddess.

Nobody knows how the tradition began, but every girl at Harewood Tech fears being D-listed, a ritual that wipes her off the social map forever. When Sherman believes Dini is in danger of being D-listed, he launches a full-scale investigation to save her. Part comedy, part mystery, and with all of Juby’s trademark laugh-out-loud style, Getting the Girl takes on the cruelest aspect of high school social life.

Meet Sherman Mack, the only one willing to fight back.

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Critical Praise

“As always, Juby endows her endearing characters with quirky, comedic voices and original backgrounds.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“Juby again demonstrates her ability to tell a story that’s richly colored all the way to the edges.” - Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

“A fun read with a message.” - KLIATT (starred review)

“As if appealing to both genders and espousing integrity weren’t enough, the story is often funny, with an endearing main character. GETTING THE GIRL is a pursuit worth undertaking.” - School Library Journal

“Clever, smart, and wryly observant, [with] an impressive array of convincingly quirky, original characters.” - ALA Booklist

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060765286
  • ISBN 10: 0060765283
  • Imprint: HarperTeen
  • On Sale: 09/07/2010
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price:10.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / General (see also headings under Family)
  • BISAC2 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
  • BISAC3 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Humorous / General

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