FAT CHANCE LESLEA NEWMAN PDF

Oct 20, erica rated it it was ok Shelves: The novel was published by Putnam Press in — and by Scholastic from —present. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But this one, like too many others, become a tiresome tale of how the girl loses weight, feels better, goes through a bad time, gains most of it back, then finds a support system and learns to love herself while slowly becoming healthy again. Since starting to read YA books, I never realized how many stories there are about bulimic girls.

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Jul 16, Sally Kruger added newmwn. In junior high we already had the itch fst be skinny and it sometimes became an obsession. Not only does it have to be flawless, but it generally has to accomplish something absolutely marvelous. I recommend this book to everyone because I think it explains you pretty well how certain kids feel at this point of their life. I read this in middle school. To see lesslea your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

She is able to shed a few pounds, but is frustrated by the need to binge when she is feeling stressed. What did the note say? Want to Read saving….

Published August 8th by Puffin first published As Judi believes every word Nancy says, she has picked up the habit to purge to lose weight and get closer to her goal. Another eating disorders title. As the story continuesdhance stirs up as Monica does something unforgettable to Judi. I read this in the 90s and recall that it really captured how I and other girls felt about our bodies. I would know because I was feeling terrible the way looked in the mirror but I realized I am perfect the way I am.

I re-read the book again. I highly recommended to read this book and such a great book and powerful message. I read it as I was struggling to admit I had an eating disorder and completely related with the main character.

What a waste of time. Nancy befriends Judi and Judi helps Another eating disorders title. Though the writing is excellent, this book is no Steinbeck. I read this book when I was young and sans eating disorder.

Instead, she is shown as flirting with one. I remember asking the librarian in my middle school — I was in 7th grade at the time — if she had any books on the subject and she was stunned that I had asked. Jan 21, Lauren Anastasi rated it did not like it.

Jun 01, Angel rated it it was amazing. For other uses, see Fat Chance. I was in eighth grade, just like Judi. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists.

At twelve, this had been a very good read for me. Jun 05, Brooke rated it really liked it. Then I was older but still young and with an eating disorder. When Nancy explains that vomiting is her secret to weight control success, Judi is disgusted at first, but as she becomes more desperate to be thin, she gives it a try. There are references to the TV series, Roseanne.

I gy give books five stars. BUT, I like the dairy format and first person perspective of the book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Losing weight has ,eslea positives, but the strain it has created in the relationships with her best friend and her mother involve more negatives than she may be willing to endure. La protagonista non sopporta i suoi chili di troppo e decide di provvedere, aiutata dal cattivo esempio: This page was last edited on 31 Augustat TOP Related Posts.

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