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Do you ever get hungry?  Too hungry to eat?

 

Hollys older sister, Giselle, is self-destructing. Haunted by her love-deprived relationship with her late father, this once strong role model and medical student, is gripped by anorexia. Holly, a track star, struggles to keep her own life in balance while coping with the mental and physical deterioration of her beloved sister. Together, they can feel themselves slipping and are holding on for dear life.

 

This honest look at the special bond between sisters is told from the perspective of both girls, as they alternate narrating each chapter.  Gritty and often wryly funny, Skinny explores family relationships, love, pain, and the hunger for acceptance that drives all of us.

About the Author

Ibi Kaslik is a freelance writer and novelist.  She has an MA in creative writing and lives in Toronto, Canada.  Her first novel, Skinny, was short listed for both the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the Canadian Library Associations Young Adult Book Award.

Visit her Web site at www.ibikaslik.net.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802797384
Author:
Kaslik, Ibi
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Depression & Mental Illness
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Depression and Mental Illness
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9 up to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.38x5.47x.65 in. .53 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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