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Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

More girl self-discovery in teen series' third.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+
i think that this book really teaches you what happens behind family and friends and it gives you clues on boy drama i think that when i read it it changed me i even learned to control my temper.this also shows the importance of friends. there are some sexual things but its ot graphic trust me!! definatly ead this its sooooo good

This title has:

Too much sex
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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This third novel in the series continues the odyssey that has struck a chord with teens, and readers may find some aspects of the story not entirely believable. But the author is such a good writer, and the characters are so lovable, that this book is sure to be a hit for teens who enjoy coming-of-age books, especially if they've read the other installments. As the girls grow during the summer after high school graduation, the "magical" pants that were a symbol of their friendship and support become less prominent. Even so, Brashares makes their love for one another clear as she weaves expertly through each of the four girls' adventures, sometimes even changing point of view within the same chapter.

Book Details

  • Author: Ann Brashares
  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • Publication date: January 25, 2005
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 338
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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