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Wintergirls

Author: Laurie Halse Anderson; Viking.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Fiction
Realistic fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Halse Anderson; Viking.
ISBN: 9780670011100 067001110X 014241557X 9780142415573 9781442087774 1442087773
OCLC Number: 255902817
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Snow --
Tiny --
Glass --
Charm --
Wolf --
Rose --
Bones --
Beast --
Ice.
Responsibility: Laurie Halse Anderson.

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Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.

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Teenage ME would have loved this book!

by AllyCopper (WorldCat user published 2011-04-18) Very Good Permalink

I enjoyed Laurie Halse Anderson's Wintergirls. Yes, the main character / narrator Lia is awfully self centered and unwilling to cooperate with anyone who wants to genuinely help her. But she is disturbed and self-destructive and intensely interesting. I think this book is great for teens, and not...
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Wintergirls

by DBee (WorldCat user published 2011-02-03) Very Good Permalink

A fast paced easy to read novel that grabs you from the first page. Although the subject matter is grim, it is handled in a way that is not overly depressing and makes the reader sympathizes with all involved. Lia and Cassie are best friends with different eating disorders. Told through the eyes of...
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