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Celebrating 15 years of Flipped-- a classic he-said-she-said romantic comedy! This updated anniversary edition offers story-behind-the-story revelations from author Wendelin Van Draanen.

The first time she saw him, she flipped. The first time he saw her, he ran. That was the second grade, but not much has changed by the seventh. Juli says: "My Bryce. Still walking around with my first kiss." He says: "It's been six years of strategic avoidance and social discomfort." But in the eighth grade everything gets turned upside down: just as Bryce is thinking that there's maybe more to Juli than meets the eye, she's thinking that he's not quite all he seemed.

This is a classic romantic comedy of errors told in alternating chapters by two fresh, funny voices.

The updated anniversary edition contains 32 pages of extra backmatter: essays from Wendelin Van Draanen on her sources of inspiration, on the making of the movie of Flipped , on why she'll never write a sequel, and a selection of the amazing fan mail she's received.

Awards and accolades for Flipped:

SLJ Top 100 Children's Novels of all time
IRA-CBC Children's Choice
IRA Teacher's Choice
Honor winner, Judy Lopez Memorial Award/WNBA
Winner of the California Young Reader Medal

"We flipped over this fantastic book, its gutsy girl Juli and its wise, wonderful ending." -- The Chicago Tribune

"Van Draanen has another winner in this eighth-grade 'he-said, she-said' romance. A fast, funny, egg-cellent winner." -- SLJ, Starred review

"With a charismatic leading lady kids will flip over, a compelling dynamic between the two narrators and a resonant ending, this novel is a great deal larger than the sum of its parts." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred review
ISBN: 9780375825446
Branch Call Number: KIDS VAN


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Sep 12, 2018

The book Flipped is an amazing love story! I personally find childhood love stories to be the best so this was great! Bryce and Juli share such a sweet story, and the love development between them is very fun to read. The ending of the book sort of ends off with a cliffhanger which is annoying in my opinion, because the book leads up to them finally starting to realise how they feel for each other. Another thing that I don’t like about this book is the different perspectives. It’s good in one way because you get to hear how they are both feeling, but at times it got confusing.
@booksinaflash of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

May 11, 2018

It is very relatable to life's experiences and I have purchased my own copy too!

Sep 21, 2016

my favorite book read must

Aug 02, 2016

This book was very good and I have read it before but something went wrong in the typing and putting together of this book and it repeated some parts of the story twice and some parts of the story were not mentioned. For example one page was talking about having dinner and the next page skips back and repeats 3 chapters of what I have already read. This is only for the Petticoat Creek Branch

Jul 04, 2016

This book was pretty good however, it didn't make much sense to me at the beginning. Unfortunately, I spent a lot of time confused, so that is why I personally didn't like it that much. The ending was good though.

Jun 30, 2016

Flipped was a great book that really took you through the ups and downs of life. It was written very well and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Jun 22, 2016

This book was so cute. I am a teenager and I was really related to the story. I it love when Juli was so brave to talk to her crush. I recommend this book to everyone !

violet_butterfly_55188 Jul 02, 2015

really liked how towards the end Bryce realized what julie was trying to do!

Jun 14, 2015

I've watched the movie before reading this book, but I realized that there was a book and of course I read it right away! Its so good. Juli is such a sweet girl and I wish I could be more like her. I would recommend this wonderful story to you :)

Jun 06, 2014

This book was first recommended to me by a friend, so I reluctantly checked it out and read it. It was one of the best books ever! I recommend this book to tweens like me who are looking for a fun, exiting book!

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May 16, 2011

Coarse Language: the word jack*** is mentioned p*ss is also mentioned p*sser is also mentioned


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