Access Denied (and other eighth grade error messages)

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Computer whiz Erin Swift is ready to start eighth grade. The Year of Humiliating Events (aka seventh grade) is behind her and she's ready to rule the school. But eighth grade comes with its own set of problems for Erin to navigate, including her first boyfriend, her first breakup, and the fact that her mom has been treating her more like an eight-year-old than an eighth grader. Even worse, there's a new girl at Molly Brown Middle School who is determined to remake Erin in her bad-girl image, and former crush Mark...
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Overview

Computer whiz Erin Swift is ready to start eighth grade. The Year of Humiliating Events (aka seventh grade) is behind her and she's ready to rule the school. But eighth grade comes with its own set of problems for Erin to navigate, including her first boyfriend, her first breakup, and the fact that her mom has been treating her more like an eight-year-old than an eighth grader. Even worse, there's a new girl at Molly Brown Middle School who is determined to remake Erin in her bad-girl image, and former crush Mark "Cute Boy" Sacks has been acting strange lately.

But as Erin's school year once against hurdles toward disaster, a personal tragedy forces her to realize that things, and people, aren't always as bad as they seem. Can she save what's left of eighth grade before it's too late?

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"Entertaining and real"—Kirkus

Praise for Access Denied
"Accurately mirroring middle-school life, the story should hit home with tweens."—Publishers Weekly

<b><em>Kirkus</em></b>
Praise for Access Denied
"Entertaining and real"
Publishers Weekly
Praise for Access Denied
"Accurately mirroring middle-school life, the story should hit home with tweens."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316034500
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 9/7/2010
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 286,829
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Denise Vega wrote her first children's book when she was twelve years old. Her short stories have been published in a number of children's magazines including Spider, Highlights and Pockets. She is also the author of Click Here (to find out how i survived seventh grade) and Grandmother, Have the Angels Come? Visit Denise online at www.denisevega.com.
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  • Posted July 10, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    Reviewed by JodiG. for TeensReadToo.com

    Erin Swift is sure that the eighth grade will be a far better experience than her last school year.

    In seventh grade - the Year of Humiliating Events (or YOHE as she likes to refer to it) - Erin's private blog became a very public one. Everyone at Molly Brown Middle School (and most of the high school students) read every humiliating detail. This year will be different. After all, if she survived her YOHE, she can survive anything, right?

    Erin is surrounded by good friends: Jilly, Rosie, Carla, and Mr. F., the school janitor and family friend. She also has her good friend, Mark, her former crush who is still cute but still just a friend. And, he has the girlfriend to prove it.

    This year Erin gets a new locker partner. Reede Harper isn't like any of Erin's other friends. She wears a lot of makeup, seems to know more about people than they know about themselves, and is full of mystery about herself. Oh, and she smokes, which makes her just the kind of girl that Erin would never hang out with. So, why is she so drawn to her?

    As if it wasn't hard enough to deal with the social politics of middle school, Erin's mother still treats her like she's a child. She has to stay at home while her friends get to go to concerts and other fun events. And, she's not allowed to date, which makes it tricky since she has started seeing a boy from the ninth grade. There is also the hunky high school Junior that has been hanging out with Erin's older brother. And Mark always seems to be somewhere in the picture. But, they're just friends. Right?

    As Erin struggles to gain a little more independence and control over her life, she finds herself struggling to make the right decisions and teetering dangerously close to another YOHE.

    The sequel to CLICK HERE (TO FIND OUT HOW I SURVIVED SEVENTH GRADE), author Denise Vega has written a book that is just as enjoyable even if you didn't read the first book. The story will have you laughing, and crying, right along with the characters.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2012

    Awesome

    This book is a must read. It was a little cofusing. The book was appropriate for fifth grade and up because of Erins changes in her life. There were alot of surprises. This is a great book but read the first one or it will be even more confusing. I cant wait till the next book i think it will be the best one. Denise vega is awesome! Great @ the end.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2011

    best book i have ever read

    This is absolutely the best book I've ever read. If you like drama, romance, and scerets, then you'll love Access Denied. This book is so amazing! I've read it so many times. I reccomend this book.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2012

    Quiz

    This is the bff quiz: will u pass or fail

    1. Would u rather have a bf or a bff
    Answer: bff unlike bfs they will never break up with you

    2. Sleepover or party
    Answer: sleepover, u can talk about anything

    3. Wht would you do if ur bff and her bf just broke up and then he asks you out
    A. Go out with him even though it would kill ur bff
    B. Turn him down yeah hill be sad but bff rules right
    C.stop being friend with ur bff and not go out with her bf hey wht if hes ugly
    Answer: B as if it wasnt ovious

    4. Wht is the bff range in age if ur 16
    A. 16 and 16 only
    B. No one why would anyone want friends
    C. 12-18
    D. All ages
    Answer: i would say C and D r the best answers

    5. Wht do u think about first impression wht do u look at first
    A.eyes
    B.mouth
    C.shoes/dress
    D.hair
    F. HOTTNESS ( really r u tht despret)
    Answer:eyes and hair toats!!!!!!!!!



    So r u the bff ur friends have always wanted or the EVIL bff everyone hides from ( u decide ) :}

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 9, 2011

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    Reviewed by JodiG. for TeensReadToo

    Erin Swift is sure that the eighth grade will be a far better experience than her last school year. In seventh grade - the Year of Humiliating Events (or YOHE as she likes to refer to it) - Erin's private blog became a very public one. Everyone at Molly Brown Middle School (and most of the high school students) read every humiliating detail. This year will be different. After all, if she survived her YOHE, she can survive anything, right? Erin is surrounded by good friends: Jilly, Rosie, Carla, and Mr. F., the school janitor and family friend. She also has her good friend, Mark, her former crush who is still cute but still just a friend. And, he has the girlfriend to prove it. This year Erin gets a new locker partner. Reede Harper isn't like any of Erin's other friends. She wears a lot of makeup, seems to know more about people than they know about themselves, and is full of mystery about herself. Oh, and she smokes, which makes her just the kind of girl that Erin would never hang out with. So, why is she so drawn to her? As if it wasn't hard enough to deal with the social politics of middle school, Erin's mother still treats her like she's a child. She has to stay at home while her friends get to go to concerts and other fun events. And, she's not allowed to date, which makes it tricky since she has started seeing a boy from the ninth grade. There is also the hunky high school Junior that has been hanging out with Erin's older brother. And Mark always seems to be somewhere in the picture. But, they're just friends. Right? As Erin struggles to gain a little more independence and control over her life, she finds herself struggling to make the right decisions and teetering dangerously close to another YOHE. The sequel to CLICK HERE (TO FIND OUT HOW I SURVIVED SEVENTH GRADE), author Denise Vega has written a book that is just as enjoyable even if you didn't read the first book. The story will have you laughing, and crying, right along with the characters.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    "thrilling"

    great couldn't put it down

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 5, 2009

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    The next level of coming-of-age books!

    Erin Swift starts the eighth grade with more confidence and friends than last year. But there are other things that she needs to worry about now. When will she get her period? What if her former crush, Mark, has a crush on her this time? Trying to move on to bigger and better things, she meets a high school boy and soon they are going out. Leaving her old life of unpopularity, Erin decides to go to a high school party with the new girl, Reede, where she finds out that maybe being a middle school late bloomer is better than being a high school early bloomer. Tempted by short skirts and sneaking out, can Erin keep her old friends and maybe receive forgiveness along the way?

    Access Denied was simple to understand and complicated at all the right times ("Who will she choose?" "Will she do the right thing?"). This book is a great coming of age story that takes all the usual ones to the next level. It teaches forgiveness, trust, and how to deal with loss. It even teaches how to have a good time with your friends while still being under control! In the simplest form: Erin's story is unforgettable. The writing is great, the scenes are great, the characters are great, and the storyline is terrific! The cover is inviting and completely sums up the story without saying a word (except the title :). I read it in two sit-downs and still wanted more! I hope that in the future, there will be a third book of Erin Swift's life of trying to survive public school.

    Contains:

    some kissing or 'making out'
    the reference 'get a room' used
    underage drinking

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    Great book for preteens

    Loved it for my little cousin

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2014

    Annoymus

    A good book intresting but i think erins behavior can be innapropriate at times i also wish that you could see the number of pages a book is before you read it beacayse i have very strict reading requirments at school overall i enjoyed this book my favorite character was Mr.F .

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    Posted August 25, 2013

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    Add me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2012

    Libro es muy bien. Translation: This book is awesome!!=[} lov the ending! Can' wait till next book!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 16, 2011

    Highly recommended- for girls ages 10 and up

    For girls ages 10 and up. Includes all the pros and cons that come along with growing up with a protective mom and growing up in middle school.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2011

    i want to read it

    i want to read it but it isnt free:(

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 6, 2011

    sweeeeet

    its nice. the first one is my favorite. i have read it so many times i could tell you everything about it. i certainly hope she comes out with another one

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 19, 2009

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    AWEEEEESOME

    I absolutely luved the first book! cant wait for this one!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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