Sara's Face

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Sara's Face

By Melvin Burgess

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9781416936176, 264pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2007


Fame, beauty, and face transplants

Sara wants to be famous, and when legendary rock star Jonathon Heat offers to take her under his wing and pay for her cosmetic surgery, it's like a dream come true. But beauty comes with a hidden price tag. Is Sara willing to pay?

About the Author
Melvin Burgess is the author of many novels for young adult and middle-grade readers. Among them are "Nicholas Dane", "Doing It" (a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age), "The Ghost Behind the Wall" (Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year) and "Smack" (winner of Britain's Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Prize for Fiction, as well as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults). In 2001, he wrote the novelization of the film, Billy Elliot. Mr. Burgess lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, in England.

Praise For Sara's Face

"Vanity and celebrity-obsessed culture in a nightmarish, unforgettable story." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review