Uglies by Scott Westerfeld, 9781442479395, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. (noun) (philately, derogatory, informal) The stamps of the Indian feudatory states. I read lots of books aimed at this age group and this series is great! It does start a little slow but it doesn't last long and once the plot thickens, I couldn't put it down. If you like to have a few books that you read aloud to your children during the summer months when school is out - I highly recommend this book. Dans le monde de l'extrême beauté, les gens normaux sont en danger. I thought it was good because it interesting how she learned having friends is better than being a hollow headed pretty. Everyone is then a "Pretty". Wow! Tally is almost 16, the age when an Ugly can become a Pretty through surgery. After seeing the 11+ age rating, I chose to read the book aloud to my two children (ages 9 and 12). As a high school librarian, I read the Uglies series to see if it would be appropriate for my students. non violent, non sexual way of describing what our society has become. Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. Uglies, Tome 1 de SCOTT WESTERFELD France Loisirs, 2010, p. 432. Tally aura bientôt 16 ans. … Compass Book Ratings provides a standardized rating system so everyone can more easily evaluate their reading options. Uglies is a 2005 science fiction novel by Scott Westerfeld. (informal) Ugliness. Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty. I'm not sure, though, why the author had to bring alcohol use into the story. Eventually a group of Cutters form. My reservations are how amoral the writer is in approaching teen drinking and partying and "cutting." Riveting, expertly crafted novel shows utopia's flaws. Before the operation they are known as "uglies" and after as "pretties." I got the book on a Wednesday and finished it on the next upcoming Sunday (about 5 d... Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package. How does Tally's perception of their lifestyle (eating meat, staying "ugly") change, and why? See our. Tally can't wait. Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. The Uglies series includes three books which document the lives of Tally and her peers: Uglies, Pretties and Specials. Unbeknownst to them, Uglies are also … I've read some reviews that suggest that underage drinking and, in the later books, "cutting" seemed like disturbing themes for young readers but as someone who has read through this series dozens of times as a teen, I found them portrayed as negatives. Help readers find the right book for them by age, genre, literary review and content. … She fights the power and she makes personal sacrifice, all things that we have to learn to do eventually. Scott Westerfeld, né le 5 mai 1963 au Texas, est un écrivain de science-fiction américain s’étant notamment illustré dans le sous genre de la space opera. Pour l’acheter: Uglies, Tome 1. Tally has grown up in a postapocalyptic world where, at age 16, everyone is given an operation that makes their faces and bodies perfect. My concern is that young people might read this series without thinking critically and think there is nothing wrong with cutting (or some of the other activities..., but I'm most concerned with the cutting). Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox. Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. But he never hits the reader over the head with a message and, in fact, allows the lives of the pretties enough appeal to make the argument two-sided. Browse titles with similar subject matter. Shay and Tally refer to one another as “Fattie” and “Pignose”. Other than this issue, I thought it was a good book. There's some fighting and a minor character is killed, not seen. Suggest an update to this review. It is very enthralling and set in an interesting setting. Last year my ten year old daughter fell for these books for the same reason, and she also loves the technology. The way people become "pretty" also sends a strong message about the high price of perfection. This book has a great backstory and gets even better in the middle and near the end i totally recommend reading this book!!!! Is there something wrong with wanting to be beautiful and have fun? What does uglies mean? 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