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Prom

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By (author) Laurie Halse Anderson

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  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Format: Paperback | 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 203mm x 13mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 2 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0142405701
  • ISBN 13: 9780142405703
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 286,641

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Containing everything she's known for, this latest novel by the award-winning author of Speak and Catalyst describes the angst surrounding an American teenage rite of passage: the senior prom.

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Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O'Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.

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"Modern teen life just outside Philadelphia is vividly drawn in Ashley's first person tale, and it's both screamingly funny and surprisingly tender. Expect teen readers to be quoting aloud to each other, and giggling." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review