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Material Girls
Author: Elaine Dimopoulos

ISBN: 9780544671737
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 12 May 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.9 x 2.3
Divergent meets Project Runway in this insightful novel tha ttakes on our current youth culture of celebrity, fashion and trends and turns it on its head.

In Marla Klein and Ivy Wilde's world, teens are the gatekeepers of culture. A top fashion label employs sixteen-year-old Marla to dictate hot new clothing trends, while Ivy, a teen pop star, popularises the garments that Marla approves. Both girls are pawns in a calculated but seductive system of corporate control, and both begin to question their world's aggressive levels of consumption. Will their new "eco-chic" trend subversively resist and overturn the industry that controls every part of their lives?

Smart, provocative, and entertaining, this thrilling page-turner for teens questions the cult like mentality of fame and fashion. Are you in or are you out?

About the Author

Elaine Dimopoulos is a graduate of Yale, Columbia, and, Simmons College, where she earned an M.F.A. in Writing for Children. Currently, she teaches children's literature at Boston University and is also an instructor for Grub Street. She served as the Associates of the Bosto...

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