Karma Khullar's Mustache

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“Kristi Wientge deftly captures the turmoil of adolescence.” —Us Weekly

Debut author Kristi Wientge tackles the uncomfortable—but all too relatable—subject of female body hair and self-esteem with this sweet and charming novel in the tradition of Judy Blume.

Karma Khullar is about to start middle school, and she is super nervous. Not just because it seems like her best friend has found a newer, blonder best friend. Or the fact that her home life is shaken up by the death of her dadima. Or even that her dad is the new stay-at-home parent, leading her mother to spend most of her time at work. But because she’s realized that she has seventeen hairs that have formed a mustache on her upper lip.

With everyone around her focused on other things, Karma is left to figure out what to make of her terrifyingly hairy surprise all on her own.
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About the author

Kristi Wientge is originally from Ohio where she grew up writing stories about animals and, her favorite, a jet-setting mouse. After studying to become a teacher for children with special needs, she spent several years exploring the world from China to England, teaching her students everything from English to how to flip their eyelids inside out. She’s spent twelve years raising her family in her husband’s home country of Singapore, where she spends her days taking her four kids to school, Punjabi lessons, and music. With the help of her mother-in-law, she can now make a mean curry and a super-speedy saag. Karma Khullar’s Mustache is her debut novel.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Aug 15, 2017
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781481477727
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Adolescence
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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