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Perkins, Stephanie.

New York: Dutton Books, 2011.


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Seventeen year-old Lola is force of nature. She designs elaborate clothes to reflect her mood and personality, making every day a special kind of performance art. Her mantra is, “I don’t believe in fashion, I believe in costume.” She loves her dads and her friends and her job, and spends a lot of time with her (significantly) older boyfriend, Max. Lola has plans for the future that get derailed when her childhood neighbors move back in next door: figure skater Calliope-- her arch nemesis, and her brother Cricket-- the boy that she kissed who broke her heart. As Lola mends her friendship with Cricket, feelings get complicated. What’s the right decision? 
(Booktalk by the Sequoya Youth Book Award committee, 2014)

SUBJECTS:     Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction.
                        Costume design -- Fiction.
                        Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Neighbors -- Fiction.
                        Ice skating -- Fiction.
                        San Francisco (Calif.) -- Fiction.

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