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The Resource The fangirl's guide to the galaxy : a handbook for geek girls, by Sam Maggs

The fangirl's guide to the galaxy : a handbook for geek girls, by Sam Maggs

Label
The fangirl's guide to the galaxy : a handbook for geek girls
Title
The fangirl's guide to the galaxy
Title remainder
a handbook for geek girls
Statement of responsibility
by Sam Maggs
Title variation
Fan girl's guide to the galaxy
Title variation remainder
a lexicon of life hacks for the modern lady geek
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more - it's never been a better time to be a girl geek. The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy is the ultimate handbook for ladies living the nerdy life, a fun and feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom. With delightful illustrations and an unabashed love for all the in(ternet)s and outs of geek culture, this book is packed with tips, playthroughs, and cheat codes, including how to make nerdy friends, rock awesome cosplay, write fanfic with feels, defeat Internet trolls, and attend your first con. Plus, insightful interviews with fangirl faves, like Jane Espenson, Erin Morgenstern, Kate Beaton, Ashley Eckstein, Laura Vandervoort, Beth Revis, Kate Leth, and many others"--Adapted from distributor's description
Summary
A feminist take on the often male-dominated world of geekdom shows females how to do such geeky things as make nerdy friends, rock awesome cosplay, defeat Internet trolls, and attend their first con
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers: Top Ten, 2016.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423769
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maggs, Sam
Dewey number
302.23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM646
LC item number
.M343 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media and girls
  • Mass media and women
  • Women in popular culture
  • Mass media and culture
  • Individuality
  • Subculture
  • Fans (Persons)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a lexicon of life hacks for the modern lady geek
Label
The fangirl's guide to the galaxy : a handbook for geek girls, by Sam Maggs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • One of us! One of us!
  • It's good to be a geek
  • (Fandom intensifies) : geek girls online
  • Geronimo! How to survive conventions
  • Aim to misbehave : geek girl feminism
Control code
ocn889164133
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781594747892
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889164133
Label
The fangirl's guide to the galaxy : a handbook for geek girls, by Sam Maggs
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-207)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • One of us! One of us!
  • It's good to be a geek
  • (Fandom intensifies) : geek girls online
  • Geronimo! How to survive conventions
  • Aim to misbehave : geek girl feminism
Control code
ocn889164133
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781594747892
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889164133

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