Emiko Superstar (Paperback)

By Mariko Tamaki, Steve Rolston (Illustrator)

Minx, 9781401215361, 176pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2008

List Price: 9.99*
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A borrowed diary, a double life, and identity issues fuel a teenager's quest to find herself before she cracks and commits social suicide, in this new series written especially for girls. Young adult.

Praise For Emiko Superstar

BOOKLIST 12/1/08

Emiko's summer is one of endless babysitting until a chance encounter brings her to the Factory and its Friday-night performance-artist shows. There, she finds she can transform herself and break out of her geek bubble. This tale of art as both a liberator and a crutch has several elements that are dropped too
quickly, but on the whole it is a good story, anchored by strong, realistic art and characters fleshed out to
varying degrees. Emiko is a compelling presence with a clear voice throughout, and teen readers will be
drawn to her.