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Apr 02 2009

The Perfume by Caroline B. Cooney

The Perfume Caroline B. Cooney 1992, Scholastic (POINT) The sweet smell … of EVIL. Characters Dove — our protagonist; a “gentle girl” Connie — Dove’s BFF; quite full of herself Luce — Dove’s other BFF; a nice girl Laurence — cute but annoying male classmate Timmy — a great guy; has a crush on Dove [...]

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Mar 13 2009

The Cheerleader by Caroline B. Cooney

The Cheerleader Caroline B. Cooney 1991, Scholastic (POINT) She would do anything to be popular. The Cheerleader opens sort of in medias res. Our protagonist Althea is talking with something — only called “it” at this time — about popularity. See, Althea is not popular. She’s not like I was in high school (i.e., basically [...]

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