Uglies (Uglies #1)

by Scott Westerfeld

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’twait.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 425 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.86 out of 5
  • Published February 8th 2005 by Simon Pulse
  • Original Title: Uglies
  • ISBN: 0689865384 (ISBN13: 9780689865381)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Uglies #1
  • Characters: David Strorm
  • Tally Youngblood
  • Shay
  • Peris
  • Dr. Cable
  • Literary Awards: Georgia Peach Book Award Nominee for Honor book (2008)
  • Golden Duck Award for Hal Clement Award for Young Adult (2006)
  • South Carolina Book Award Nominee for Young Adult Book Award (2008)
  • Abraham Lincoln Award (2007)
  • Prix Et-lisez-moi (2009) ...more Missouri Gateway Readers Award Nominee (2008)...less

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunning pretty. And as a pretty, she’ll be catapulted into a high-tech paradise where her only job is to have fun.But Tally’s new friend Shay isn’t sure she wants to become a pretty. When Shay runs away, Tally learns about a whole new side of the pretty world– and it isn’t very pretty. The authorities offer Tally a choice: find her friend and turn her in, or never turn pretty at all. Tally’s choice will change her world forever…