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Cover of SISTER MISCHIEF by Laura Goode

Cover of SISTER MISCHIEF by Laura Goode

BOOK JACKET BLURB: Listen up: You’re about to get rocked by the fiercest, baddest all-girl hip-hop crew in the Twin Cities–or at least in the wealthy, white, Bible-thumping suburb of Holyhill. Our heroine, Esme Rockett, aka MC Ferocious, is a Jewish lesbian lyricist in this O.C. of Minnesota, and a smart, sassy die-hard word nerd. In her crew, Esme’s got her BFF’s Marcy, aka DJ SheStorm, the butchest straight girl in town and captain of the Holyhill drumline, and Tess, aka The ConTessa, the pretty, popular powerhouse of a vocalist and former super-Lutheran teen queen. But Esme’s feelings for her co-MC, Rowie (MC Rohini), a beautiful, brilliant, beguiling desi chick on the stick, are bound to get even more complicated than the rhyme schemes they dream up together. Everybody’s gonna be talking about this bidness: these four girls are the illest Sister Mischief. The surprisingly tender, wickedly funny coming-of-age story weaves a powerful master mix of music, language, faith, love, and standing by your ride-or-dies.

Published by Candlewick Press, 2011, $16.99
352 pages
Release date: July 1, 2011
ISBN: 9780763646400

AWARDS:

2012 Rainbow Book List (ALA)

REVIEWS:

Publishers Weekly, May 23, 2011

Kirkus, June 7, 2011

Malinda Lo, September 29, 2011

Archived Reviews (Posted by The New York Public Library)

INTERVIEWS:

Lambda Literary, January 11, 2012

RELATED ARTICLES:

The Horn Book, March 26, 2013

Teenreads, September 7, 2011

AUTHOR’S WEB PRESENCE:

Author’s Website: http://lauragoode.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlauragoode

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lauragoode

Photo of Laura Goode

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