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Brave New Wanda

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A Comic Novel About a Matter of Life and Birth or, Bioethics--Texas Style! Wanda Louise Ledbetter-thirteen, "white trash," orphaned, mad, and too smart for her own good--is eyeballing every man leaving the doctors' entrance of the big hospital in Dallas. Perched on her mama's rusted-out Cadillac, she's been there all afternoon--ever since her stepfather, Harley, drunk and ...more
Paperback, 191 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by WordFarm (first published June 2004)
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Jean R.
Jan 02, 2012 Jean R. rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
I'm a YA librarian always looking for current-news young adult fiction that treats the YA maturely.

This limited-run YA novel (really a novella) treats a serious modern topic in a playful way that anyone over 13 should enjoy. I discovered it in a librarian's blog all about books on the topic of donor insemination. I found it surprisingly to be quite fun considering the topic. Here's the blog for anyone interested:

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