The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

by Ann Brashares (Author)

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   Book 1   
Pages: 294

Four very different friends. One pair of magical pants. And a summer apart . . .

We, the Sisterhood, hereby instate the following rules to govern the use of the Traveling Pants:

1. You must never wash the Pants.

2. You must never double-cuff the Pants. It's tacky. There will never be a time when this will not be tacky.

3. You must never say the word "phat" while wearing the Pants. You must also never think "I am fat" while wearing the Pants.

4. You must never let a boy take off the Pants (although you may take them off yourself in his presence).

5. You must not pick your nose while wearing the Pants. You may, however, scratch casually your nostril while really kind of picking.

6. Upon our reunion, you must follow the proper procedures for documenting your time in the Pants.

7. You must write to your Sisters throughout the summer, no matter how much fun you are having without them.

8. You must pass the Pants along to your Sister according to the specifications set down by the Sisterhood. Failures to comply will result in a sever spanking upon our reunion.

9. You must not wear the Pants with a tucked-in shirt and belt. See rule #2.

10. Remember: Pants = Love. Love your pals. Love yourself.

Recognition: Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2002); YALSA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults (2002); Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis Nominee for Preis der Jugendjury (2003); South Carolina Book Award Nominee for Young Adult Book Award (2004); Sequoyah Book Award (2004); Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award for Senior (2004); Iowa Teen Award (2004); Abraham Lincoln Award Nominee (2007)

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series—Summary and Book Order

Series: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Reading level: 13+
Books in series: 5
Read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished
Tags: realistic fiction  friendship  romance  family  school 

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