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Weetzie Bat is a young adult novel written by author Francesca Lia Block. It was originally published in 1989. The first in her Dangerous Angels series. Set in a dreamy version of LA mixing 1980's punk and 1950's glam!

"Once upon a time in a land called Shangri-L.A., a bleach blonde punk pixie named Weetzie Bat lived a life of surf and slam.  But Shangri-L.A. can be Hell-A., too, and Weetzie wanted something celestial and sparkiling to keep her safe.  So she made three wishes and learned that love is the most beautiful and dangerous angel of all."
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ISBN-10:  0060736259
ISBN-13:  978-0060736255
Author:  Francesca Lia Block
Genre:  young adult
Publisher:  HarperTeen
Date Published:  1989, 2004
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review by . June 22, 2010
20+ years later a Young Adult novel that is still Fresh and Funky!
A young adult book that is for smart young adults and adults alike! This is not your mother's Judy Blume book! I was fortunate to come across this book when I was a Junior in High School and it was like my friends and I were being followed and someone was writing a story about our lives and some of the issues we were facing. Since then I have given copies of this book to many like minded friends who all identify with that time in their lives and specifically with different characters. Francesca …
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
I found a kindred spirit in Weetzie Bat. Any young adult who finds themselves lost and misunderstood will take comfort in this series.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Young Adult novel written by author Francesca Lia Block. Originally published in 1989. First book in her Dangerous Angels series. Has won numerous awards: ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults, ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, ALA Best Book for Young Adults, Parents' Choice Gold Award, 2009 Phoenix Award
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