Reader Review: A warm coming of age novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling pants is a story about being there for your friends even when you can't physically be there. It is also the first of the Sisterhood series (four to date) and has even been made into a major motion picture starring Ugly Betty's America Ferrera and Gossip Girl's Blake Lively.
“Funny, perceptive, and moving,” raved USA Today of the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series by Ann Brashares, author of The Here and Now .
Some friends just fit together.
Once there was a pair of pants. Just an ordinary pair of jeans. But these pants, the Traveling Pants, went on to do great things. This is the story of the four friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible.
“An outstanding and vivid book that will stay with readers for a long time.” — Publishers Weekly, Starred, Flying Start
“The loving depiction of enduring and solid friendship will ring true to readers.” — The Bulletin, Recommended
“A feel-good novel of substance.” — Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“Uplifting.” — Seventeen
Pants = love. Love your pals. Love yourself.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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|Title of eBook: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants||Series: The Sisterhood, , #1|
|Release Date: 09-24-2002|
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|Publisher: Random House Children's Books|
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Chapter One"Can you close that suitcase?" Tibby asked Carmen.
"It's making me sick."
Carmen glanced at the structured canvas bag splayed wantonly in the middle of her bed. Suddenly she wished she had all-new underwear. Her best satin pair was sprouting tiny ropes of elastic from the waistband.
"It's making me sick," Lena said. "I haven't started packing. My flight's at seven."
Carmen flopped the top of the suitcase down on the carpeted floor. She was working on removing navy-blue polish from her toenails.
"Lena, could you not say that word anymore?" Tibby asked, wilting a little on the edge of Carmen's bed. "It's making me sick."
"Which word?" Bridget asked. "Packing? Flight? Seven?" Tibby considered. "All of them."
"Oh, Tibs," Carmen said, grabbing Tibby's foot from where she sat. "It's gonna be okay."
Tibby took her foot back. "It's gonna be okay for you. You're going away. You're going to eat barbecue all the time and light firecrackers and everything.
Tibby had nonsensical ideas about what people did in South Carolina, but Carmen knew not to argue with her. Lena let out a little hum of sympathy.
Tibby turned on her. "Don't make that pity noise, Lena."
Lena cleared her throat. "I didn't," she said quickly, even though she had.
"Don't wallow," Bridget urged Tibby. "You're wallowing."
"No," Tibby shot back. She held up hands crossed at the wrist in a hex sign to ward off Bridget. "No pep talks. No fair. I only let you do pep talks when you need to feel better."
"I wasn't doing a pep talk," Bridget said defensively, even though she was.
Carmen made her wise eyebrows. "Hey, Tibs? Maybe if you're nasty...
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A warm coming of age novel, The Sisterhood of the
May 17, 2008
Reviewer: A reader from Berkeley, CA US
A warm coming of age novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling pants is a story about being there for your friends even when you can't physically be there. It is also the first of the Sisterhood series (four to date) and has even been made into a major motion picture starring Ugly Betty's America Ferrera and Gossip Girl's Blake Lively.
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