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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.

Hardcover, 224 pages
Published on February 1, 2010 by GRAPHIX
ISBN-10: 0545132053
ISBN-13: 9780545132053
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  • lilabug
    lilabugWednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:08 am55 stars
    I love this book!
    • Phantom_ModzzTuesday, October 13, 2020 at 12:38 pm
      This book is relatable, I'm also about to get braces!
      • AriaMonday, October 12, 2020 at 1:11 pm
        oh my dogies that book was kinda sad! but yall make sure to read guts and sisters its part of this series its so funny!
        • chelsie
          chelsieSunday, October 11, 2020 at 5:14 am55 stars
          This book is amazing, but sad. I've read it about a thousand times and I still love it!
          • regancorn
            regancornSaturday, October 10, 2020 at 5:13 pm55 stars
            Interesting book
            • aerdragonic
              aerdragonicThursday, October 8, 2020 at 11:57 am55 stars
              Very good book!
              • siena_d
                siena_dThursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:49 am55 stars
                It was very detailed and had a lot of great times .
                • hufflepup
                  hufflepupSaturday, September 19, 2020 at 6:20 am44 stars
                  Raina lost her two front teeth in a ascendant. She tripped and fell after her Girl Scout meeting. Her mom rushed her to the dentist and they put a cast on the teeth to hold them in place while the heal. When they took off the cast the teeth were not even with the other teeth. This was because the bone on top of the teeth was broken so that the teeth healed in one place. Raina felt really weird with braces on. Later on in the book Raina realized that her friend weren't that great of friends and stoped handing out with them. At the end of the book was really hart warming, she fond herself real friends and smiled, (without braces)!!!
                  • Akemi says goFriday, September 18, 2020 at 9:10 pm
                    Sad for raina sobbing because of this book
                    • cookiedough_24
                      cookiedough_24Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1:06 pm55 stars
                      Great book! Amazing plot about a girl who lost her 2 front teeth and has to go though all these dental stages. As Raina experiences these stages, she wonders if she'll ever have normal teeth again. DEFINITELY 5 stars! Great job Raina!

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