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Truth or Dare: five girls, one summer, many secrets by Barbara Dee. 244 p. Aladdin/ Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, September 20, 2016. 9781481475631.
Publisher synopsis: A few white lies during a simple game of truth or dare spin out of control and make life very complicated for Lia in this brand-new novel from Barbara Dee.
First line: I ripped open the box, and there I was.
Page 56: Also, some of these padded bras had underwire. Like to push your boobs upward. Correction: to push the padding upward, toward your chin.
Mom never would have bought me bras with chin cushions. She was all into sports bras for jogging. She cared about health and fitness, not about fake upward-pointing boobs and rhinestones. And if she were here with me right now, helping me find a bra that made any sense-
This seems like a great book for my fifth and sixth graders.