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Author: Kathleen O'Dell
ISBN13: 978-0375838019
Title: Bad Tickets
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Language: English
Category: Growing Up and Facts of Life
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (April 10, 2007)
Pages: 240

Bad Tickets by Kathleen O'Dell

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Bad Tickets ~~ Kathleen O'Dell. Friendship, faith, family, feminism, and1960s counterculture all contribute to the heartfelt, thoughtful pages of Bad Tickets. Published: Apr-2007 (Hardcover) Sep-2008 (Paperback). The Complete Kathleen O'Dell Book List.

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Praise for Bad Tickets. A previous author of middle-grade novels, O'Dell makes a fab entrée into the world of YA literature. Although she sets her story in the '60s counterculture, today's readers will find no generation gap when it comes to Mary Margaret's questioning of friends, family and religion and her pressures and experimentation with sex, drugs and rock-'n'-roll. Kirkus "With insight and humor, O'Dell gives the good-girl-bad-girl story new depth.

She’s left her good Catholic girl ways behind. Kathleen O’Dell was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start Author for her much-praised debut novel, Agnes Parker. She’s also the author of the young-adult novel Bad Tickets. She lives with her husband and sons in Glendale, California.

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1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Bad tickets from your list? Bad tickets. 1st ed. by Kathleen O'Dell. Published 2007 by . It is 1967, the Summer of Love, and Mary Margaret Hallinan has that itchy, squirmy feeling that there must be something more out there for her.

She's left her good Catholic girl ways behind . . . mostly. It is 1967, the Summer of Love, and Mary Margaret Hallinan has that itchy, squirmy feeling that there must be something more out there for her. Her new best friend, the glamorous Jane, says that boys are the ticket to a spectacular future. Her ex-best friend Elizabeth is sure she's going to hell. "Say yes!" commands Jane, and Mary Margaret has tried to follow her c'mon-it'll-be-fabulous friend into the psychedelic swirl. But can she fit any of her old self to this new life she's trying on?This is it, this is gonna be the summer. Mary Margaret Hallinan, former good Catholic girl, is clutching her ticket.Friendship, faith, family, feminism, and1960s counterculture all contribute to the heartfelt, thoughtful pages of Bad Tickets.
Reviews: 5
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Mary Margaret Hallinan is not sure of much but she is sure of one thing: she does not want to end up like her mother.

Her mother (who Mary Margaret thinks is slightly mental) has four children and spends her days being very unhappy, ironing shirts for her father -- who has clearly turned out to be a bad ticket. At least that's what Mary Margaret's new best friend Jane would call him.

Jane is fun, fearless, and adventurous. Everything that Mary Margaret is not. Mary Margaret is trying to leave her good girl Catholic ways behind her (well, maybe not completely) and get on track to a fabulous future.

Set in 1967, the Summer of Love, it's the perfect time for Mary Margaret to do a little soul searching. With Jane by her side, Mary Margaret meets all kinds of people (cute boys!) and has some awesome yet dangerous adventures. By the end of the summer she has found one of the hardest things to find -- herself.

BAD TICKETS was awesome and I suggest it to anyone who is a fan of the 60's. It will leave you changed somehow and thinking about what life and love are really all about.

Reviewed by: Michaela Pallante aka "Mickey"
A satisfyingly intense story, full of teenage sturm und drang and coming of age on the cusp of cultural change for a group of Catholic school teens in 1967. Women who came of age at this time will readily enjoy this book (I did), but will their teenage daughters? O’Dell does a stunning job of incorporating the feel of the 1960’s without getting bogged down and dorky about the era. Characterization, storyline, theme coalesce nicely, and the story wraps up well. Well done!
I got this book for my niece, but I had to sneak and read it myself first. I enjoyed it immensely - the well-crafted, funny, and spot-on descriptions of life in the 1960s, the unsparing details of the sometimes rough teen years, the bittersweet lessons learned, Mary Margaret's unbreakable connection with her cast aside childhood friend Elizabeth, and the solid core of an independent young woman we see being shaped. I love that this book doesn't stray into sentimentality when it easily could have. Two thumbs up, and I can't wait to read more from Kathleen O'Dell.
I loved this book and could not put it down. It's all about what happened to girls in the 60's and how they had such limited choices to make, even though they were on the verge of so many wonderful changes. I could really relate to the characters. They sound just like me and my friends, and I loved all the summer of love adventures. Fun, heart-aching, and beautiful writing.
I love Bad Tickets. Kathleen O'Dell brings her characters to life with humor and compassion. I enjoyed learning about another time in history, And quickly realized that no matter the date, choices and decisions may be hard but always full of excitement. This book is a great read and I highly recommend it.