Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian is one of the 20 Michigan Thumbs Up! award book selections of 2010. The complete list and voting information is available from the MLA website or at your local library.
Natalie Sterling is the smart girl who makes the right decisions for her future, including avoiding the jerky boys at her school. But during senior year, when everything is going right, Natalie starts to notice one particular boy. As Natalie draws closer to this boy, she begins loosing her best friend as well as the respect of her favorite teacher. Natalie needs to decide what type of girl she is and if she can look beyond her own rigid ideals.
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