The Used to Be It Girl Book Summary and Study Guide

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Dorchester Smooch, Oct 2004
ISBN: 0843954736

For several seasons, Rhiannon Melissa Taylor was the star of the popular TV kid show Wing and a Prayer; last year she seemed to be on the cover of every magazine. However, at fifteen she gained teenage weight and recently was fired because because of the loss of her cuteness her TV producer call her “Little Girl Lard”. A humiliated Rhee returns to her family home in Queens.
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Rhee must still elude the paparazzi, who enjoy snapping pictures of her. She struggles with adjusting to being a former cover girl princess and wonders if she is one of those child stars who never made it to adult status.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Life of a profession:    -   actor Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   fatness Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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