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Nothing But Your Skin And The Pool Was Empty (Single Voice)

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"Two fearless explorations of the depths of teenage passion."

Louella hates her name, is obsessed with colors and yells herself hoarse when she gets upset. People call her "slow," but Lou knows one thing for sure: she wants to be with her boyfriend -- no matter what her parents or doctors think. Poignantly and sensitively told, "Nothing but Your Skin" chronicles the afterma
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Paperback, 168 pages
Published January 14th 2010 by Annick Press
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Zhen
Feb 25, 2012 Zhen rated it really liked it
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Two stories in one book half of one story and the other half is another story. Though both stories have their similarities because both "Nothing But Your Skin" and "The Pool Was Empty" is about girls dealing problems with their boyfriends.
"Nothing But Your Skin" by Cathy Ytak is is an compelling story about a teenage girl living on a farm and meets a boy named Matt, who later becomes the protagonist's boyfriend. The story starts out how this shy couple was found or caught,by Lou's parents and d
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Steph Bowe
Apr 06, 2010 Steph Bowe rated it really liked it
What I love about this series is that they are short stories - fast-paced, dramatic, with such unique voices. You don't have to commit to a short story the way you have to commit to a full-length novel (these stories took me around twenty minutes each to read). I loved that they were all written by different authors, all with such strong voices and all so exciting and engaging and different. I think they'd be great for non-readers, or teens without enough time to read an entire novel, as well as ...more
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Short and sweet, with a big ole twist!
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Cathy Ytak was born in France in 1962. Both of her parents were teachers. She grew up in Paris but spent her vacations in the Jura Mountains, near Switzerland. Later on, she lived for a few months in Brazil, then in Barcelona, Spain.

She began writing stories as soon as she knew how to read and write. She has always loved books. When she was 15, she quit high school to attend a technical college wh
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