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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Of course this has a message. And the author passionately cares about making sure we don't miss any part of it. But it's also charming, fun, and relevant to anyone who feels as if they have to hide ... Read full review

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User Review  - ALelliott - LibraryThing

This book explores a part of high school society that is very relatable to many of our students, but not as explored as it could be. Jamie/Jamilah is a tenth grader at her Sydney high school. At ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynleyS - LibraryThing

A teenager struggling with her identity, conflicting with an overprotective dad, a dead mother, at a school where there are antagonistic relationships between students and teachers, and where everyone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel.Seltz - LibraryThing

[Revised based off instructor feedback] Ages 12-17. Australian-born Jamilah loves the music, feasts, and supportive ties of her family’s Lebanese heritage. But at school, Jamilah passes as Anglo and ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarybrandy - LibraryThing

Hey, guess what? Racism's wrong! And you shouldn't be ashamed or embarrassed about who you are! Okay, so no huge surprises here and a fairly predictable plot, and yet I think it's a point that would ... Read full review

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User Review  - LCoale1 - LibraryThing

I love Muslim books, as blasphemous as it is for my Christian soul to admit. This one's perfect. The writing is terrible, and the entire plot can be guessed halfway through, but the characters just ... Read full review

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User Review  - madamediotte - LibraryThing

In Ten Things I Hate About Me, Jamilah does whatever is necessary to hide her Lebanese-Muslim identity from her classmates: she dyes her hair blond, straightens her hair, and even wears contacts to ... Read full review

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User Review  - dk_phoenix - LibraryThing

Since I've never struggled with ethnic identity, I can't speak from personal experience as to whether Abdel-Fattah correctly conveyed the struggles of this teenage Lebanese-Australian girl at high ... Read full review

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User Review  - Runa - LibraryThing

Ten Things I Hate About Me has plenty of positive aspects which outweigh the few faults it does have. It's a little predictable with Timothy's subplot, as well as the overall big deal of Jamilah/Jamie ... Read full review

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User Review  - twonickels - LibraryThing

Not a bad book, but a lot of the dialogue felt like it was straight out of a 1986 teen health class documentary about respecting your peers. I preferred her first book. Read full review


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