St. Martin's Griffin
On Sale: June 26, 2007
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Young Adult Contemporary
In her heart, Nina Goldman knows that beauty is only skin
deep. But as a teenager growing up in Akron, Ohio â€“ with
her larger-than-life father Artie, a colorblind carpet
salesman and frustrated musician â€“ the only thing Nina
wishes for is â€¦to be beautiful. Or at least normal.
As if having such an eccentric dad was nâ€™t enough, Nina has
another issue to face: the mirror. Born with a strawberry
birthmark over her eye, Nina spends countless hours applying
makeup and trying out ridiculous hairstyles designed to hide
her eye. Convinced that her birthmark is the only reason
she â€™s not popular and can â€™t find a boyfriend, Nina must
find other ways to survive high school.
With a string of crazy exploits that have her riding in
dryers and appearing on T.V., Nina proves she â€™ll do just
about anything to fit in, and even more in the hope of
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