Outside Beauty

Kadohata, Cynthia

Book - 2009
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Outside Beauty
Thirteen-year-old Shelby and her three sisters must go to live with their respective fathers while their mother, who has trained them to rely on their looks, recovers from a car accident that scarred her face.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 1416998187
Branch Call Number: YA KADOHAT
Characteristics: 265, [17] p. ; 21 cm


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Jan 29, 2012

Shelby’s mother has always been strong, independent, and knows just what to do. But that’s just what thirteen year old Shelby thinks. But when Shelby’s mother is hurt in a car accident Shelby and her three other sisters must live with their four other fathers. The only problem is the girls have never been separated in their life and they have to protect one another. I would recommend this to anyone 13 or older. A similar book is Kira Kira also by Kadohata, Cynthia.

Jan 04, 2012
  • sciullin rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book really grasps the flaws we have and embracing them and working towards staying together and enjoying what we have the inner beauty of all of us the part that counts in life

Nov 20, 2011

i really enjoyed that book! it kept me into the book till the really last page.

Mar 05, 2010
  • denisevn rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

A strong, moving book that talks about 4 very close sisters that have to be separated when their mom gets in an accident. I loved this book.


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Jun 24, 2014
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navy_flamingo_18 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Mar 01, 2014

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Jul 17, 2012
  • mauve_monkey_41 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

mauve_monkey_41 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 99

May 15, 2010

vhenrietta thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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