When offered a chance to write an anonymous column for the school paper chronicling Dunfield High’s efforts in Chicago’s citywide literacy. Girl V. Boy by Yvonne Collins and Sandy Rideout – book cover, description, publication history. All’s not fair in love, war, and high school journalism Sixteen-year-old Luisa Perez is not looking to win any awards for school spirit. In fact, she.

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Girl v. Boy

Yvonne Collins, Sandy Rideout Publisher: It just doesn’t work like that. BOY was a pleasant, if predictable, read. You can see how the main character is living her life and how she seems to learn something new about the male gender everyday. It’s not a good book, but it’s ok for when you are taking breaks from studying. This gets in the way of Luisa’s love life because she thinks that every boy she dates is scoop.

I had a hard time relating to Luisa because I can’t imagine not having any school spirit. Her sister was known as a dropout. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You might think that because the title is ‘Girl v. The prize for clllins Luisa Perez is one of 11 other Luisa Perez’s at her school. If you enjoy reading about high schoolers or your daughter does, this is the perfect book.

Cozy Couch Reads: Girl v. Boy by Yvonne Collins and Sandy Rideout – GirlsLife

I also could semi connect to the characters. Luisa ends up dating a few guys whom she suspects of being Scoop. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. To keep it mostly spoiler free I was not impressed with the popular girl is the mean girl idea.


This is something I didn’t like actually, I mean, Lu says that she has never had a boyfriend and that she might never get a boyfriend but then suddenly she has several ex-boyfriends by the end of the v.bpy.

I think the only thing I actually took issue with would be the free reign they gave sophomores over an entire school’s fund raising competition, but if that’s all, then this book can raise its hand in victory.

I would not recommend this to someone who only reads Coolins or mystical types of books because this book is pretty realistic.

It’s obvious that Scoop has to be someone that Luisa becomes involved with, but we soon had 4 guys vying for her attention – so even we are confused about Scoop’s identity.

When a teacher asks her to write an anonymous column under the penname Newshound, she knows that it is her one chance to really stand out. At least that’s what Lu Perez has told herself.

Will this one stick. Dumpfield High has as many Cocoa grads as actual graduates. What “Luisa” aka Lu didn’t expect was that her English teacher would volunteer her for a project that really would change her life.

Discover Prime Collina Box for Kids. It’s hard to know just what to make of this battle-of-the-sexes story, since it has a lot of surprising and interesting pieces that don’t necessarily fit together harmoniously.


I love this book, it would have been given 5 stars but there was several scenes and characters which brought it down to 4 stars instead. She keeps mentioning how she can’t believe everyone thinks she’s v.biy snob. Anonymous March 28, at 5: I recommend it as a light library read. A lot of my assumptions stem from the cover, which somehow made me ad that the heroine was studious, colkins girl, and is pitted against a hunky athletic boy I liked the way the book ended too.

Rideout write a fun, youthful battle of the sexes. She has a solid core and a surprisingly strong character for a story like this. Chicklish March 29, at 8: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. All’s not fair in love, war, and high school journalism Sixteen-year-old Luisa Perez is not looking to win any awards for school spirit.

Quizzes Can we guess your shoe style based on your personality? Luisa has always blended annd to her school. When Luisa meets this boy and she found out that he was in this ceremony too.

The columns were funny and interesting; I would totally have read our school newspaper in high school if there had been columns that entertaining.