Babe in Boyland

Babe in Boyland

Book - 2011
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When high school junior Natalie-or Dr. Aphrodite, as she calls herself when writing the relationship column for her school paper-is accused of knowing nothing about guys and giving girls bad relationship advice, she decides to investigate what guys really think and want. But the guys in her class won't give her straight or serious answers. The only solution? Disguising herself as a guy and spending a week at Underwood Academy, the private all-boy boarding school in town. There she learns a lot about guys and girls in ways she never expected-especially when she falls for her dreamy roommate, Emilio. How can she show him she likes him without blowing her cover?
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2011.
ISBN: 9780803732742
Branch Call Number: YA GEH
Characteristics: 292 p. ; 22 cm.

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chippie5000
Jul 09, 2014

Babe in Boyland is an incredibly funny book, I found myself laughing out loud quite often while reading it. The main character (Natalie) encounters many situations that (almost) all girls would be terrified of entering. Natalie went there for research purposes, but instead finds herself surrounded by drama. I absolutely loved this book, but I found it quite predictable at times.

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Tashi_chan
Dec 10, 2013

Such a funny book! I really enjoyed it! It reminded me of OHSHC (an Anime) because of it's genderbender elements, But for those who don't know anime and manga then it'd be like the movie "She's the Man"!

I actually thought it was quite cute!

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Neliannadgaf
Jul 29, 2012

It was an okay book, wasn't amazing but it was cute. Like "She's the Man" << the movie :)

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zhola123
Jul 28, 2012

A cute unique read. It was fun to read about a girl dressing up as a boy to find out what they really think. It was intersting and i really enjoyed it. A must read if you have time.

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hollyheartsYA
Jul 11, 2012

Such a fun book! A girl dressing up as a boy and going undercover at an all-boys prep school trying to find out the answer to what boys really think=fantastic! I thought the author captured the teen voices really well and along with the hilarious laugh out loud moments there were very real emotions throughout this entire story. I heartily recommend Babe in Boyland to anyone looking for a fun, fast and heartfelt read.

eddiej2122 Mar 06, 2012

plot moves WAYYYY to fast

KelseyPaige Jun 04, 2011

A little grittier than I prefer for YA, but it was a cute read. I kept drawing parallels to She's the Man as well.

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JSchway
Mar 20, 2011

its was funny! but i couldn't help but notice how similar it was to the movie She's the Man! which i love! but this book was just alright!

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Dec 10, 2013

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