Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison
Available At: Air Academy, DCC (MS), DCC (HS),
Categories: Cursing, LGBTQ+, Sexual
Description: Presents the journal of a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood animals, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.
YA Label?: Sometimes
Notes: Contains references to sexuality; inexplicit sexual nudity and sexual activities; and mild/infrequent profanity
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Page 2: “I would like a proper amount of breastiness but not go too far with it, like Melanie Andrews, for instance.”
Page 34: “I said, ‘I think I’ve got the right to know if my dad is a transvestite.’”
Page 47: “Am I schizophrenic as well as a lesbian?”
Page 65: “James tried to kiss me!!! It was disgusting. He’s my cousin. It’s incest.”
Page 68: ”I lay on my arm until it went numb and then I lifted it (with the nonnumb arm) onto my breasts. I wanted to see what it felt like to have a strange hand on them.”
Page 96: “LI think my breasts are definitely growing. Fondling is supposed to make them bigger. Melanie Griffith must do nothing but fondle hers, they’re gigantic.”
Page 240: “‘How’s your father’- a boy’s…er…penis (or penid as I thought it was until I was eleven). Well, you wanted to know.”