Fat angie / e. E Charlton-Trujillo.
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- ISBN: 9780763663735 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2013.
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Winner of a 2014 Stonewall Book Award! Her sister was captured in Iraq, she's the resident laughingstock at school, and her therapist tells her to count instead of eat. Can a daring new girl in her life really change anything? Angie is broken-by her can't-be-bothered mother, by her high-school tormenters, and by being the only one who thinks her varsity-athlete-turned-war-hero sister is still alive. Hiding under a mountain of junk food hasn't kept the pain (or the shouts of "crazy mad cow!") away. Having failed to kill herself-in front of a gym full of kids-she's back at high school just trying to make it through each day. That is, until the arrival of KC Romance, the kind of girl who doesn't exist in Dryfalls, Ohio. A girl who is one hundred and ninety-nine percent wow! A girl who never sees her as Fat Angie, and who knows too well that the package doesn't always match what's inside. With an offbeat sensibility, mean girls to rival a horror classic, and...
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.