She's the worst / Lauren Spieller.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Told in two voices, sisters April, age sixteen, and Jenn, eighteen, have twenty-four hours to fulfill a childhood pact and deal with a secret that threatens to tear them apart.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Jenn is busy with school, the family antique shop, and her boyfriend. Her sister April would rather play soccer and hang out with the boy next door. When April notices her older sister is sad about staying home for college, she sets off to revive a pact they made as kids: spend an epic day exploring the greatest hits of their childhood and all that Los Angeles has to offer. But Jenn has been keeping a secret that could rip their family-- and their feuding parents-- apart. -- adapted from jacket
    • Other Titles:
      She is the worst.
    • ISBN:
      9781534436589
      1534436588
      9781534436596
      1534436596
    • Accession Number:
      2018058780
    • Accession Number:
      on1080251164
      1080251164
    • Accession Number:
      fay.672022
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      SPIELLER, L. She’s the worst. First edition. [s. l.]: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019. ISBN 9781534436589. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022. Acesso em: 18 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Spieller L. She’s the Worst. First edition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 2019. Accessed September 18, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022
    • APA:
      Spieller, L. (2019). She’s the worst (First edition.). Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Spieller, Lauren. 2019. She’s the Worst. First edition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022.
    • Harvard:
      Spieller, L. (2019) She’s the worst. First edition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022 (Accessed: 18 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Spieller, L 2019, She’s the worst, First edition., Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, viewed 18 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Spieller, Lauren. She’s the Worst. First edition., Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Spieller, Lauren. She’s the Worst. First edition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Spieller L. She’s the worst [Internet]. First edition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; 2019 [cited 2020 Sep 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.672022

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2019 August #1

When they were kids, April and Jenn were close, but over the last few years, the sisters have grown apart: athletic, energetic April has been focused on soccer and her social life, while studious, responsible Jenn has buckled down and focused on getting into Stanford and working at the family store. But even though everyone seems to think April only cares about herself, she's noticed that Jenn, who has ended up staying in L.A. for college instead of heading to Stanford, isn't happy about her plans. So April decides to cheer her up with a pact they made as kids: they'll spend a day exploring the best of L.A. before Jenn starts school. But Jenn, it turns out, is hiding a secret that could cause their family to implode. Jenn and April both pop more than the side characters, especially their parents, who manage to be both draconian and immature. Still, this is a sparkling homage to L.A. and a love letter to the difficult, mercurial, rewarding relationship between sisters. Grades 7-10. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

PW Reviews 2019 July #3

In her newest YA novel, Spieller (Your Destination Is on the Left) explores complicated family issues between two sisters and their respective relationships with their always arguing parents. Dependable, older Jenn is planning to follow her longtime boyfriend to Stanford in the fall but hasn't told her family—she's afraid of the fallout since she keeps both parents and their failing antique business afloat. Younger, neglected April, a soccer star, has a reputation for being self-centered, which she resents; she's just trying to avoid the family's difficult dynamics. Set over a single day of special L.A. experiences that April has planned for Jenn in an attempt to repair their once-close relationship, this sister-centric story unleashes a roller coaster of resurfaced memories, revealed secrets, and painful family reckonings. Spieller builds narrative tension through the tight time framework, using it to layer emotion into relationships, including the sisters' romantic entanglements. For readers looking for a solidly constructed family drama, April and Jenn's story is sure to satisfy. Ages 14–up. (Sept.)

Copyright 2019 Publishers Weekly.