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Crystal (1987)

Author: Myers, Walter Dean Publisher: Amistad/HarperCollins
Number of pages: 208 pages

Sixteen-year-old Crystal knows she's blessed. She is drop-dead gorgeous and in the beginning stages of a glamorous career as a model in New York City. At first, modeling is exciting. But soon, her life becomes less and less about her, and more and more about her body. Crystal wonders if her new life is worth giving up everything -- her friends, her beliefs, and her self-respect.

ISBN 13: 978-0064473125
Reading Level (grade): 4.3