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Tally lives in a world where your sixteenth birthday brings aesthetic perfection: an operation which erases your flaws, transforming you from an ‘Ugly’ into a ‘Pretty’. She is on the eve of this important event, and cannot wait for her life to change. As well as guaranteeing supermodel looks, life as a Pretty seems to revolve around having a good time. But then she meets Shay, who is also fifteen – but with a very different outlook on life. Before her operation she plans to escape to a community in the forest – the Rusty Ruins – where Uglies go to escape ’ turning’. Tally won’t be persuaded to join her, as this would involve sacrificing everything she’s ever wanted for a lot of uncertainty. When she is taken in for questioning on her birthday, however, Tally gets sent to the Ruins anyway – against her will. The state wants her to go on an undercover mission and report back about the location of the community; otherwise she will forfeit her birthday operation. What she discovers in the Ruins reveals that there is nothing ‘pretty’ about the transformations…

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781416911043

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.2; Upper years; 13.0 points

Other details

  • 448 pages

Condition

New

Reviews

  1. RLB
    on 20 September 2013

    Uglies

    This series (Uglies Pretties Specials) is an excellent read for older children 12 + . The situations and dilemmas faced by the characters over the series are exciting and thought provoking.

    5out of 5

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