Uglies by Scott Westerfield
This book is recommended for advanced readers in sixth grade and up
Genre: Science Fiction
At a certain age, "uglies" in this futuristic society have operations to optimize their physical appearance, and then they move to New Pretty Town and have parties every night. Tally has been counting the days until her operation, until she meets a friend who questions the system, and discovers some ugly truths.
This is the first book in a trilogy by Scott Westerfield. The second is called Pretties, and the third is Specials. An additional book, Extras, (which has a different interesting premise) features a different protagonist with some overlapping characters from this trilogy.
Book Advisory Information: Violence, Disturbing Content
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