The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy & Goth Girl

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy & Goth Girl

Book - 2006
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A fifteen-year-old "geek" who keeps a list of the high school jocks and others who torment him, and pours his energy into creating a great graphic novel, encounters Kyra, Goth Girl, who helps change his outlook on almost everything, including himself.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
ISBN: 9780618916528
9780618723928
0618723927
Call Number: LYGA
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Young adult fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) -- Fiction.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Fiction.
Self-perception -- Fiction.

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Bee_23 Oct 01, 2014

I cannot get enough of this book, have read it probably four times. The characters are flawed, realistic and super-likeable; its fun getting to know them. Sequel is also recommended. A++

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dprodrig
Sep 18, 2013

Although an easier topic to read, compared to Boy Toy, it just didn't pull me as much. As always, difficult and awkward situations are the norm for Barry's books, and this one is no different. The socially awkward boy, coupled with the extreme girl. I did love how Fanboy eventually decided to throw it back into the school adminstration's face about how he snapped when his bullying was ignored and allowed over a period of time. In my opinion, it's the best part of the book.

BookWormChelly Jul 11, 2013

absolutely love this book!

TropicMummy Feb 18, 2013

can
t wait to check out the rise of goth girl by barry lyga

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Haven0406
Dec 25, 2012

I really loved this book, i can't wait to read the sequel to this :)

Kadie2 Aug 14, 2012

Loved it!

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BookWormChelly Jul 11, 2013

BookWormChelly thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Kadie2 Aug 14, 2012

A fifteen-year-old boy, passionate about comics encounters a girl who has similiar interests. After catching feelings for her, he finds himself in situations unusual to a 'geek' like him.

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