My Big Nose and Other Natural Disasters: A Novel

· Sold by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
7 reviews
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About this ebook

“Simultaneously painful and hilarious . . . Captures the awkwardness of adolescence while driving home a message about self-acceptance” (Publishers Weekly).
It’s the end of junior year, and the Summer of Passion is about to begin. At least that’s Jory Michaels’s plan, as she starts exploring the possibilities of her future—and the possibility of scoring a boyfriend. Only one obstacle seems to stand in the way of her happiness—her curvy, honking, bumpy nose, or as she calls it, Super Schnozz . . .
Jory takes a job delivering wedding cakes to save up for a nose job at the end of the summer, just in time for senior year. She even keeps a book filled with magazine cutouts of perfect noses to show the doctor. But nothing is ever easy for accident-prone Jory—and before she knows it, her Summer of Passion falls apart faster than the delivery van she crashes. In this hilarious and heartbreaking novel, Sydney Salter delivers a story about broadening your horizons, accepting yourself, and finding love right under your nose.
“Teens will enjoy Jory’s comic self-deprecation.” —Booklist
7 reviews
A Google user
Chapter 11. Read the book for that alone. It had me in tears I was laughing so hard.
A Google user
"tayo'y mga pinoy, tayo'y hindi kano.. wag kang mahihiya kung ang ilong mo ay pango!" above are lyrics to a filipino folk song which basically says that filipinos shouldn't be ashamed of being snub ...
A Google user
What a fun read! For Body Image & Self Perception Month, I have been reading some wonderful stories, but they have had heavy subjects that are sometimes difficult to read. My Big Nose and Other ...

About the author

SYDNEY SALTER is a graduate of the University of Washington Writer's Program in fiction and she currently serves as a Regional Advisor for the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. My Big Nose is her first novel. She lives in Utah.

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