Uglies (Uglies, #1) by Scott WesterfeldTally is about to turn sixteen, and she cant wait. In just a few weeks shell have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunning pretty. And as a pretty, shell be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun.
But Tallys new friend Shay isnt sure she wants to become a pretty. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world-- and it isnt very pretty. The authorities offer Tally a choice: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. Tallys choice will change her world forever...
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Well, no: Uglies may take place in a futuristic world, but many of the issues that it deals with are issues that people deal with all the time, like, "Who am I? And that's Uglies in a nutshell: it's about the experience of growing up and making choices and becoming yourself and managing your friendships.
Uglies (The Uglies) Summary
The Uglies Wiki is a free, public and collaborative encyclopedia, dedicated to information and discussion on the Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld , including the new graphic novel, Shay's Story. Explore the vivid characters of the Uglies , gaze at cool manga pics, and read a little about Scott Westerfeld , the man behind it all. Make sure to vote on our poll! This wikia is meant for a better understanding of the novels, and for a strong, friendly community. Hateful or vulgar posts against someone or something can and will be removed by the Admins. Scott Westerfeld is the author of Uglies. He was born on May 5,
Tally Youngblood wants to have the surgery that will make her pretty; but then she gets caught up in a rebellion against society and comes to appreciate a world where not everyone is pretty—and then irony alert she has to turn herself in to be turned pretty. The slightly-longer-but-still-short plot summary breaks down nicely into three parts thanks to the fact that the book has three parts , in a classic three-act structure:. Tally Youngblood is about to get the pretty surgery—which will be great, because her best friend already lives in the pretty part of the city.
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Uglies (The Uglies) Summary
U glies is a novel set in the future, where your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from an 'Ugly' into a stunningly attractive 'Pretty'. The "Pretties" are then free to play and party, while the younger "Uglies" look on enviously and spend the time before their own transformations in plotting mischievous tricks against their elders. Tally Youngblood is an Ugly, and is also one of the most mischievous; in just a few weeks Tally will be there, joining her friends. However, Tally's new friend Shay isn't sure she wants to be Pretty. She'd rather risk life on the outside.