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Weetzie Bat.

Francesca Block

Weetzie Bat.

by Francesca Block

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Lions Tracks .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination88p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14877816M
ISBN 100006736300

“Francesca Lia Block is a bright, golden thread in the literary landscape of Los Angeles. I have looked to her novels as inspiration for myself as a writer; she is a wizard of metaphor and imagery while at the same time deftly constructing stories that compel a reader forward. Title & Author: Weetzie Bat – Francesca Lia Block Genre: YA Fiction Publisher: Harper Teen Book Challenge Category: A book you’ve already read at least once Description: ” A brief, off-beat tale that has great charm, poignancy, and touches of e, is a child of Hollywood who hated high school but loves the memories of Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin, plastic palm.

  In Weetzie Bat, Los Angeles is a city in which “everyone was always young and lit up like a movie, palm trees turned into tropical birds, Marilyn-blonde angels flew through the spotlight rays. Weetzie Bat, by Francesca Lia Block, is beautiful, lyrical and magical. I loved the characters in this story, with their fearlessness, joy and choice to love above all else. And I loved the character of L.A., which the book seemed to be a love song to/5(99).

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“Transcendent.” —New York Times Book Review “Magnificent.” —Village Voice “Sparkling.” —Publishers Weekly Francesca Lia Block’s dazzling debut novel, Weetzie Bat, is not only a genre-shattering, critically acclaimed gem, it's also widely recognized as a classic of young adult literature, having captivated readers for generations.

This coming-of-age novel follows the /5(). Weetzie Bat book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Francesca Lia Block made a dazzling entrance into the litera /5.

aka Dangerous Angels Pink Smog (Weetzie Bat, #0), Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1), Witch Baby (Weetzie Bat, #2), Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Ba Author: Francesca Lia Block. Weetzie Bat (), a young adult novel by Francesca Lia Block, is the first Weetzie Bat.

book in the Weetzie Bat series. It centers on a young girl and her best friend who are determined to find true love in Los Angeles. The book received rave reviews upon publication for its bold characterization, and it won the Phoenix Award from the Children’s.

Punk flower-child Weetzie and her gay friend Dirk adventure through Hollywood's plastic fantasy land, finding solace from life's cruelties in their own loving household. Weetzie and Dirk become best friends during expeditions to nightclubs, movies, and the beach; then both find their true loves in true fairy-tale fashion&#;with the aid of a genie.

Dirk meets Duck in a bar; Weetzie is. Directed by Justin Kelly. With Anya Taylor-Joy, Nick Robinson, Sasha Lane, Keiynan Lonsdale. Weetzie Bat has been chosen for school reading lists across the nation.

It is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Recommended Book for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Alyssa Bresnahan’s spirited narration highlights the sparkling language and sizzling images of this utterly original book.

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy/5(92).

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy.

Weetzie Bat is amazing partly because it is a novel about serious issues disguised as a light, easy read. Do not be fooled by the pink cover or the whimsical characters, issues in the book include, but are not limited to: AIDs, homosexuality, death, and drug addiction/alcoholism.5/5(5).

“Transcendent.” —New York Times Book Review “Magnificent.” —Village Voice “Sparkling.” —Publishers Weekly Francesca Lia Block’s dazzling debut novel, Weetzie Bat, is not only a genre-shattering, critically acclaimed gem, it's also widely recognized as a classic of young adult literature, having captivated readers for generations.

This coming-of-age novel follows the. Weetzie Bat addresses the realities of growing up through the eyes of carefree Weetzie Bat.

The book is magical; Weetzie seems to go from teen to adult, but her age is never addressed. Cherokee is somehow the embodiment of all 4 of her parents, and infidelity is forgiven so that love may win out.

Get this from a library. Weetzie Bat. [Francesca Lia Block] -- Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man. This could be a book about cheap cheese and bean burritos, slinkster dogs, lanky.

Weetzie Bat Summary & Study Guide Description. Weetzie Bat Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. On the last page, Weetzie and Dirk and Duck and Secret Agent Lover Man are raising the next generation of Weetzie Bat book characters - their children Cherokee Bat and her half-sister Witch Baby.

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy.

In the first book of the young adult series that helped to define adolescence in the s, Los Angeles is a magical town where fairy tales are real. When Weetzie Bat learns that her best friend Dirk is gay, the two immediately begin going out to pick up guys together/   This Cult Classic YA Book Is About To Become Your Favorite Movie 'Weetzie Bat' is finally hitting Hollywood and MTV News caught up with the author.

Brenna Ehrlich 04/09/   Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy/5(98).

When Weetzie is granted three wishes by a genie, she discovers that there are unexpected ramifications. Winner of the prestigious Phoenix Award, Weetzie Bat is a beautiful, poetic work of magical realism that is perfect for fans of Laura Ruby, Neil Gaiman, and Kelly Link.

The “Most Los Angeles Books Ever”~ Buzzfeed “One of the most original books of the last ten years.”~ The Los Angeles Times Always hip without ever losing her bracing naivete, way cool without a cynical bone in her body, [Weetzie] careens across a shimmering '80s Wonderland of futuristic diners and retro-martini lounges and exotic hot dog stands that's half Hell-A and half Shangri-L.A.Get this from a library!

Weetzie Bat. [Francesca Lia Block] -- Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man.Weetzie Bat creates her own family and home in this candy-punk urban fairy tale.

Peppered with real and faux pop-culture references, Weetzie's world is in over-bright technicolor, and you will either love its fancy or hate it.

Personally, the rhythm of the language and the /5().