For November, we're reading a YA novel!
Piglettes, by Clementine Beauvais, is "a wickedly funny and life-affirming coming-of-age road trip story" - but "road trip" in this instance is actually a bike tour!
Awarded the Gold, Silver and Bronze trotters after a vote by their classmates on Facebook, Mireille, Astrid and Hakima are officially the three ugliest girls in their school, but does that mean they're going to sit around crying about it? Well... yes, a bit, but not for long! Climbing aboard their bikes, the trio set off on a summer road trip to Paris, their goal: a garden party with the French president. As news of their trip spreads they become stars of social media and television. With the eyes of the nation upon them the girls find fame, friendship and happiness, and still have time to consume an enormous amount of food along the way.
Winner of the 2016 Prix Sorcieres, France's top literary prize for teen novels (original title: Les petites reines).
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