Pink by Lili WilkinsonPink by Lili Wilkinson


byLili Wilkinson

Paperback | October 30, 2012

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Ava is tired of her ultracool attitude, ultraradical politics, and ultrablack clothing. She's ready to try something new—she's even ready to be someone new. Someone who fits in, someone with a gorgeous boyfriend, someone who wears pink.

But Ava soon finds that changing herself is more complicated than changing her wardrobe. Even getting involved in the school musical raises issues she never imagined. As she faces surprising choices and unforeseen consequences, Ava wonders if she will ever figure out who she really wants to be.

Pink received an American Library Association Stonewall Award Honor for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.

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Born in Melbourne, Australia, Lili Wilkinson was first published when she was twelve, inVoiceworksmagazine. After studying creative arts at Melbourne University, Ms. Wilkinson began working for the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria, where she managed a website for teens about books and reading. She spends mos...
Title:PinkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.78 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006192654X

ISBN - 13:9780061926549

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from A good read This novel was surprisingly good, based on the impression that I got from the synopsis I wasn't expecting to enjoy it as much as I ultimately did. Pink was one of the first YA novels that I read about a teenager exploring their sexual identity.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really Great book!!! Wonderful story about fitting in, finding yourself, and staying true to who you are.
Date published: 2015-02-19

Editorial Reviews

“Fit in or be yourself? Wilkinson explores this universal dilemma with just the right mix of sensitivity, ambiguity, insight, wit, and-yes-wisdom. A lovely, funny, and altogether engaging book!”