Review: Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen

Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Bought
Publication Date: October 1st 2001
Publisher: Knopf
Point of View: 1st Person & Alternative
Recommended Age: 9+
Genres & Themes: Middle Grade, Contemporary, Love


Flipped is a romance told in two voices. The first time Juli Baker saw Bryce Loski, she flipped. The first time Bryce saw Juli, he ran. That’s pretty much the pattern for these two neighbors until the eighth grade, when, just as Juli is realizing Bryce isn’t as wonderful as she thought, Bryce is starting to see that Juli is pretty amazing. How these two teens manage to see beyond the surface of things and come together makes for a comic and poignant romance. Continue reading