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The Resource Smile

Smile

Label
Smile
Title
Smile
Statement of responsibility
Raina Telgemeier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood! Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly. "I so enjoyed reading Smile, I couldn't put it down. It's excellent!" — Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better or For Worse "Raina perfectly captures the small, everyday surprises, dramas, and embarrassments that make up adolescence... A joy to read." — Gene Yang, National Book Award Winner for American Born Chinese "Irresistible, funny and touching." — Kirkus Reviews "It hits home partly because there is nothing else out there like it." — The New York Times Book Review
Summary
An autobiography in graphic novel format describes how the author lost two of her front teeth in an accident when she was twelve, and her subsequent struggles with various corrective dental techniques throughout adolescence
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 2013.
  • Iowa Children's Choice Award, 2012.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 3-5, 2013.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 2012.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2016.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2013.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2013.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2014.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Intermediate, 2013.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2011
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
326946
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Telgemeier, Raina
Dewey number
617.645
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
410
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic and Graphic Books
  • Juvenile Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Smile
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ee9b3664-ce2d-4356-a856-31e374e63b65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545780018
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Smile
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ee9b3664-ce2d-4356-a856-31e374e63b65
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780545780018
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Independence Public LibraryBorrow it
      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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