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Collins, Yvonne.
New York : Hyperion, 2008
ISBN 142310157X
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Luisa Perez is one of 10 sophomores at Dunfield High School in Chicago. Luisa feels invisible as there is nothing she does or is that makes her stand out. She's not popular or unpopular, she's not a geek or a jock, she's not even artsy or goth. She's just Lu.
Each High School in their district is taking part in the Literacy Fundraiser Challenge. The winning school will be given 2 extra weeks for their winter break. Dunfield's principal pits the boys against the girls to inspire them to raise more money. Lu is asked to write one of two anonymous editorials about the contest. She and a male student will take turns evaluating the different fundraising events and supporting their genders team.  When the battle of the sexes leaves the fund raising arena and plays out in the school paper Lu finds that she can't be invisible when standing up for girls in Collins & Rideout's book, Girl v. Boy.  (Cheryl Lucas., librarian)
SUBJECTS:     Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Journalism -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Moneymaking projects --Fiction.

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