Into the Wild Nerd Yonder

Into the Wild Nerd Yonder

Book - 2011
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When high school sophomore Jessie's long-term best friend transforms herself into a punk and goes after Jessie's would-be boyfriend, Jessie decides to visit "the wild nerd yonder" and seek true friends among classmates who play Dungeons and Dragons.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 2011, c2009
Edition: 1st Square Fish ed. --
ISBN: 9780312653071
0312653077
Branch Call Number: YA PB Halpe 3558ya 1
Characteristics: 247 p

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I havent read it yet but Im curious to see if the main character punches her friend for stealing her crush.

ChristchurchLib Apr 01, 2013

"As her sophomore year begins, Jess knows she's growing apart from her best friends, Char and Bizza, a situation made much worse when Bizza goes poseur-punk in order to pursue Jess' long-time crush. When Jess, who loves math, sewing, and audiobooks, is invited to play Dungeons and Dragons by class nerd Dottie, she discovers that embracing life as a nerd isn't so bad - especially when there's a cute boy involved who loves role-playing games, too. Author Julie Halpern humourously explores high school cliques without letting her characters be defined by them." April 2013 Teen Scene newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=618274

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jhahn
Apr 28, 2010

Loved the family relationships. It was nice to see such a close, respectful relationship between a brother and a sister. I liked the theme of having friends that are fun to be with instead of having friends because they are "cool" or "popular." Be aware that the book includes talk about oral sex and a sexually transmitted disease in a matter-of-fact way.

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kala1983
Mar 19, 2010

just got through reading this one really fun lil story that I really enjoyed wish that it could have talked more on the girl relationships was a tad disappointed it left you hanging with that. But other wise a lot of fun to read.
Fairly relate able for me since I am a D&D, Fantasy/ ren faire geek myself but can't say I can relate to much of the other life experiences the girl had myself.

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Dawnbreak Apr 17, 2012

Dawnbreak thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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LoveLifeForever
Feb 08, 2010

LoveLifeForever thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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LuluY
Aug 15, 2011

Jessie finds herself all alone when her best friend stabs her in the back by becoming punk and dating her crush. In a quest to find herself, she battles with herself about the value of being "cool", or having true friends.

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LoveLifeForever
Feb 03, 2010

it is about a girl who is inlove with her brother best-friend. Later on her friends change the way they look to fit in with a different crownd. the one of her bestfriend hock up with the guy she was tottaly into. later on she decided that it would be best if she made new friends but is worried that if her new friends are not "cool". with her new friends she start chursing on one of the guys that is now one of her new friends. in the end she made a chocie in what freinds she want and what she think her soial standing will be in school

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LoveLifeForever
Feb 08, 2010

Sexual Content: ment of b.j sexaul dreams

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