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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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  • ajr
    ajrWednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11:02 am
    Love this book!!!!!!Read it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • ajrWednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:56 am
      I love this book. But i feel gad for Raina at the begening
      • kelsey
        kelseyMonday, August 13, 2012 at 1:29 pm
        I want to read this book, but I do not like comic-type books! Can someone respond to and tell me about this book and what happens! kelsey
        • dakota
          dakotaTuesday, August 21, 2012 at 11:40 am55 stars
          it is a graet book
        • meg27987Friday, August 10, 2012 at 1:03 pm
          i really want to read it!!!!!
          • bella982
            bella982Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 1:43 pm55 stars
            I have always wanted to read this book!! I love it!! Totally FIve Stars For Smile!!
            • precious12
              precious12Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 10:19 am
              love this book so much i hope you like it too
              • mva
                mvaFriday, August 10, 2012 at 1:04 pm
                was it a good book
              • izzy272727
                izzy272727Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 3:27 pm
                I coud never put this book down till i was done! my friend said it was really good but i put it off to the side, soon im going to get braces and im gonna read it again :D
                • cherry2002
                  cherry2002Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 9:51 am55 stars
                  I LOVED THIS BOOK IT IS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I HAVE EVER READ
                  • criticgirl
                    criticgirlWednesday, July 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm55 stars
                    I'm getting braces soon!!!!! i have one more tooth left and they come on!!! But what is this about she triping and a tube top and a skirt??? plez fill me in with the details!!!!!!!!!! i want to read this book so bad!!!!
                    • perenelle1
                      perenelle1Monday, July 16, 2012 at 6:55 pm
                      I really like this book because I know that I'm going to get braces pretty soon, and now I have somebody to relate to, and know that some people have worse cases than me.

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