How to Ruin My Teenage Life

Publish Date: June 2007
Pages: 281
Price: $11.99


Dimensions: 8 in. tall, 5.36 in. wide, 0.72 in. thick
Publisher: Flux
ISBN: 0738710199
Accelerated Reader ®
Quiz#: 117055
Quiz Name: How to Ruin My Teenage Life
Reading Level: 4.4
Interested Level: Upper Grade
Point Value: 9

Book Overview

In this sequel to How to Ruin a Summer Vacation, EVERYTHING in sixteen-year-old Amy Nelson Barak's life is going wrong Her mom got married and moved to the suburbs, and now they are going to have a baby. Amy moves in with her dad in Chicago and signs him up for an online dating service. His first four dates are that night . . .

What else? Her dog Mutt impregnated her grumpy neighbor's prized poodle, so Amy will actually have to get a part-time job to pay for half the veterinary bill. And there's this totally annoying boy, Nathan Rubin, who just moved into her apartment building. Luckily, Amy has a cute boyfriend named Avi. Only he's more like a non-boyfriend considering Avi is in the Israeli army for the next three years.

What's a girl to do when everyone is conspiring to ruin her life?

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2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards - Gold Medal Winner (Multicultural Fic Child)
2008 Sydney Taylor Book Award - Notable (Teen)
2008 Sydney Taylor Book Award - Notable (Teen Readers)