Worthy (Hardcover)

By Donna Cooner

Point, 9780545903936, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2017

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Download the app. Be the judge.Everyone at Linden's high school is obsessed with Worthy. It's this new app that posts pictures of couples, and asks: Is the girl worthy of the guy?Suddenly, relationships implode as the votes climb and the comments get real ugly real fast.At first, Linden is focused on other things. Like cute Alex Rivera. Prom committee. Her writing. But soon she's intrigued by Worthy. Who's posting the pictures? Who's voting? And what will happen when the spotlight turns... on Linden?


About the Author

Donna Cooner is the acclaimed author of Skinny, Can't Look Away, and Worthy. A Texas native and graduate of Texas A&M University, Donna currently lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with her husband, a cat named Stu, and two chocolate Labradors, Roxanne and Murphy. Follow @donnacooner on Twitter or visit her online at donnacooner.com.


Praise For Worthy

Praise for Worthy:

"Cooner's book addresses real issues in teens' lives -- Internet culture, online apps, communication, dating -- in a way that is relatable. Themes of self-esteem and online bullying are woven throughout, but Linden's growth into a more confident young woman demonstrates the value of not judging yourself by other people's standards. This title will have wide appeal; it is timely and easy to read." -- VOYA

"This novel is an enjoyable read with pertinent messages for adolescents about modern dating culture and social media." -- School Library Journal

"A girl struggling to find her own voice learns how to speak like herself." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Can't Look Away:

"Sad, wise, and true... unforgettable." -- Melissa de la Cruz, New York Times bestselling author of Blue Bloods and Witches of East End

"From start to finish, I couldn't look away from Donna Cooner's honest, at times heartbreaking, yet hopeful story about the bonds of sisterhood and the challenges of starting over." -- Elizabeth Eulberg, author of The Lonely Hearts Club and Better Off Friends

"Cooner explores the dark side of popularity... insightful and absorbing." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Poignant [and] authentic." -- School Library Journal



Praise for Skinny:

"Resounding... with wit, compassion, and courage, Skinny will speak to everyone who has ever felt invisible or unlovable." -- Kathi Appelt, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Newbery Honor

"The best -- and truest -- depiction of the joys and pangs of transformation I've ever read. Deeply moving, totally addictive, utterly fabulous." -- New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle

"Compelling." -- Kirkus Reviews

"At a time when many teens are struggling with personal obesity, overweight, and the definition of beauty, public and school libraries should not hesitate to include this... in their collection." -- VOYA