“Funny, perceptive, and moving,” raved USA Today of the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now.
Some friends just fit together.
Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible.
“An outstanding and vivid book that will stay with readers for a long time.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred, Flying Start
“The loving depiction of enduring and solid friendship will ring true to readers.” —The Bulletin, Recommended
“A feel-good novel of substance.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself.
“Funny, perceptive, and moving.”—USA Today
“A complex book about a solid group of friends, with each one a strong and courageous individual in her own right. They form a true sisterhood of acceptance and support, resulting in a believable and inviting world.”—School Library Journal, Starred
“A feel-good novel of substance. . . . Move over, Ya-Ya Sisters.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“The loving depiction of enduring and solid friendship will ring true to readers, who will appreciate this recognition of one of life’s most important relationships.”—The Bulletin, Recommended
From the Hardcover edition.
WINNER 2002 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
WINNER 2004 - Indiana Young Hoosier Award
WINNER 2003 - Iowa Children's Choice Award
WINNER 2002 - Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award
WINNER 2003 - Missouri Gateway Readers Award
WINNER 2004 - New Jersey Garden State Teen Book Award
WINNER 2002 - Rhode Island Children's Book Award
WINNER 2003 - Tennessee Volunteer State Book Master List
WINNER 2002 - Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List
WINNER 2003 - Washington Evergreen Young Adult Book Award
WINNER 2004 - Pacific Northwest Young Readers Choice Award
NOMINEE 2005 - Arizona Young Readers Award
NOMINEE 2004 - Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
Ann Brashares is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Here and Now, the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, 3 Willows, The Last Summer (of You & Me), and My Name Is Memory. She lives in New York City with her husband and their four children.
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