Thousand Words

Thousand Words

eBook - 2013
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"Ashleigh's boyfriend, Kaleb, is about to leave for college, and Ashleigh is worried that he'll forget about her while he's away. So at a legendary end-of-summer pool party, Ashleigh's friends suggest she text him a picture of herself--sans swimsuit--to take with him. Before she can talk herself out of it, Ashleigh strides off to the bathroom, snaps a photo in the full-length mirror, and hits send. But when Kaleb and Ashleigh go through a bad breakup, Kaleb takes revenge by forwarding the text to his baseball team. Soon the photo has gone viral, attracting the attention of the school board, the local police, and the media. As her friends and family try to distance themselves from the scandal, Ashleigh feels completely alone--until she meets Mack while serving her court-ordered community service. Not only does Mack offer a fresh chance at friendship, but he's the one person in town who received the text of Ashleigh's photo--and didn't look. Acclaimed author Jennifer Brown brings readers a gripping novel about honesty and betrayal, redemption and friendship, attraction and integrity, as Ashleigh finds that while a picture may be worth a thousand words...it doesn't always tell the whole story."--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
ISBN: 9780316244268
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Subjects: Young adult fiction.
Electronic books.
Conduct of life -- Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Sexting -- Fiction.
Community service (Punishment) -- Fiction.
Alternative Title: 1000 words

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dls401
Feb 25, 2017

I could not put this book down! What a great lesson for readers to gain-much more effective than a lecture :)

nkontrol May 31, 2013

This book was really good. I couldn't put it down. I really felt bad for the main character, but it was her own fault what she did. Good to know that she learned from her huge mistake. Mack was my favorite character in the book.

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Jun 04, 2016

brumiranda thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

laurielovesvolleyball Jul 09, 2013

laurielovesvolleyball thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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