Fat Angie

Fat Angie

Book - 2013
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"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 characters both outrageous and touching, this darkly comic anti-romantic romance will appeal to anyone who likes entertaining and meaningful fiction."--Publisher website.
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780763661199
0763661198
Call Number: CHARLTON-TRUJILLO
Characteristics: 264 p. ; 21 cm
Subjects: Friendship -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Overweight persons -- Fiction.
Lesbian teenagers -- Fiction.
Ohio -- Fiction.
Young adult fiction.

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