Fat kid rules the world by K. L. Going

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Suicide,
  • Abuso de drogas,
  • Relaciones interpersonales,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Fiction,
  • Novela juvenil,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Obesidad,
  • Músicos,
  • Musicians,
  • American fiction,
  • Obesity,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Suicidio

About the Edition

Seventeen-year-old Troy, depressed, suicidal, and weighing nearly 300 pounds, gets a new perspective on life when a homeless teenager who is a genius on guitar wants Troy to be the drummer in his rock band.

Edition Notes

Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2004.

Book details

StatementK.L. Going
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G559118 Fat 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24746344M
ISBN 100399239901
ISBN 109780399239908
LC Control Number2002067956
OCLC/WorldCa49952524

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KL Going (born Aug ) is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules the World was named a Michael Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association, and was included on YALSA's Best Books for Young Adults list and their list of Best Books for the Past books have been Booksense picks, Scholastic Book Club choices Children: Ashton Paul.

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Going G.P. Putnam's Sons ISBN: Ages 8 and up. pages. His name is Troy, but to the world--and in his internal dialogues--he is the Fat Kid. Really Fat. Almost pounds of sweating, unhappy insecurity. Then out of.

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