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Goat Girls (Weetzie Bat #2-3)

4.40  ·  Rating Details  ·  424 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Two magical-realist coming-of-age Weetzie Bat stories from Francesca Lia Block: Witch Baby and Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 6th 2004 by HarperTeen (first published July 1st 2004)
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Aug 16, 2011 Molly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read Weetzie Bat a few years ago for grad school and loved it. I may have loved this even more. It's not so much a story, as a dream that you can feel, taste, smell and hear. The characters sparkle with life with just a few perfect words and gestures. Weetzie's two daughters, Cherokee (her real daughter) and Witch Baby (her almost-daughter) are children and teens in the two stories that make up Goat Girls. The two tales are about growing up and discovering who you are. It's feathers and love a ...more
Witch Baby: 5 Stars
Wow, this book. It was beautiful and lyrical and heatbreaking, but managed to have more of a consistant plot and theme than Weetzie Bat did. The story of Witch Baby coming of age and accepting herself and her place in the world felt like a modern Odessey through LA. It was difficult to read at points because Witch Baby is very much an outsider (even isolating herself) and a lot of who she is and what she does goes unnoticed. She represents beauty in sadness and darkness in our
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perfectly dreamy, encapsulated every good dream i've ever wanted to have
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Very unusual tales of adolescent girls living in LA.
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Francesca Lia Block was born in Los Angeles to a poet and a painter, their creativity an obvious influence on her writing. Another influence was her childhood love of Greek mythology and fairy tales.
She has lived in the city all her life, and still resides there with her daughter, Jasmine Angelina (about whom she wrote her book Guarding the Moon), her son Samuel Alexander, and her two dogs: a spr
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Other Books in the Series

Weetzie Bat (6 books)
  • Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1)
  • Witch Baby (Weetzie Bat, #2)
  • Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Bat, #3)
  • Missing Angel Juan (Weetzie Bat, #4)
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