How Not to Be Popular Setting & Symbolism

Jennifer Ziegler
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Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon is where Maggie lived before she moved to Austin, Texas.

Austin, Texas

Maggie and her family move to Austin, Texas, which is the main setting of the book.

Bippies

The Bippies are the nickname that Maggie gives to the popular kids.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a club that volunteers to help others.

Hippies

Maggie's parents are hippies. They're free-spirited and open to adventures in life.

Vintage Clothing Store

Les, Maggie's father, manages a hip second-hand vintage store. She takes her quirky outfits from here.

Golly Bums

The Golly Bums are a local, popular band. Maggie gets them to play at the Helping Hands Halloween dance.

Water Aerobics

Maggie goes to water aerobics with Penny.

Halloween Dance

The Belles try to sabotage the Helping Hands Halloween dance by stealing their DJ. The Halloween dance is the largest fundraiser of the year.

Belles

The Belles...

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