What My Mother Doesn't Know


What My Mother Doesn't Know

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name = What my Mother Doesn’t Know
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author = Sonya Sones
country = United States
language = English
genre = Young adult
publisher = Simon & Schuster
release_date = 2001
media_type = Print Hardback
pages = 272 pp
isbn = ISBN 978-0-689-85553-5
preceded_by =
followed_by = What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know

"What my Mother Doesn't Know" (2001) is a novel in verse by Sonya Sones. According to the American Library Association, it was one of the ten most challenged books of 2005 for sexual content and being unsuited to age group [http://www.ala.org/ala/oif/bannedbooksweek/challengedbanned/challengedbanned.htm] . It was also chosen as one of the Best Books for Young Adults in 2002 by the ALA [http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestbooksya/2002bestbooks.htm] .

The free verse novel follows ninth-grader Sophie as she struggles through the daily grind of being a freshman in high school, her romantic crushes and family life.

The companion book "What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know", written from the perspective of Sophie's boyfriend Robin, was published in 2007.

ee also

* List of most commonly challenged books in the U.S.


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