Richard Peck

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Zena Sutherland

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Peck's writing [in Representing Super Doll] is admirable. It has vitality and flow, vivid characterization and dialogue, a fresh viewpoint that makes the story convincingly that of an intelligent adolescent, and a deeper treatment of a theme than most beauty contest books achieve.

Zena Sutherland, "New Titles for Children and Young People: 'Representing Super Doll'," in Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (reprinted by permission of The University of Chicago Press; © 1974 by the University of Chicago), Vol. 28, No. 3, November, 1974, p. 51.

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