Strange Beauty

by Lori Weber

There are some things a teen can take for granted, or so Penny thinks. Beautiful girls get all the breaks. An eccentric old woman is going to be the target of every kid in the 'hood. But what if things are not all they seem?

There are some things a teen can take for granted, or so Penny thinks. Beautiful girls get all the breaks. An eccentric old woman is going to be the target of every kid in the 'hood. But what if things are not all they seem? Lori Weber's talents are on full display in this in this remarkable, insightful story of beauty's fleeting power and the effects of time.

About the Author

Lori Weber

LORI WEBER has published poetry, short stories, and essays in several Canadian literary journals and collections. She has also writtern several YA novels. She lives in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. www.lori-weber.com(more)

Reviews

"An interesting, thought-provoking read. Highly recommended."
Christina Pike, CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"...readers will feel close to Penelope as she quietly discovers that beauty is often found in the most unexpected places."
Stephanie Squicciarini, KLIATT
"... a sensitive portrayal of adolescent-elderly relationships which is refreshing and encouraging and also offers readers plenty of thought-provoking material ... quite possibly [Lori Weber's most serious, poignant, and profound novel to date."
Carol-Ann Hoyte, Canadian Bookseller

Awards

Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre
2015

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