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a oeDead girl walking, a the boys say in the halls.

a oeTell us your secret, a the girls whisper, one toilet to another.Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies.

But now Cassie is dead. Liaa (TM)s mother is busy saving other peoplea (TM)s lives.

Her father is away on business. Her stepmother is clueless. And the voice inside Liaa (TM)s head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. If she keeps on going this way a thin, thinner, thinnest a maybe shea (TM)ll disappear altogether.

In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the National Book Award finalist Speak, best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson explores one girla (TM)s chilling descent into the all-consuming vortex of anorexia.

Winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award 2009

Synopsis:

?Dead girl walking, ? the boys say in the halls.?Tell us your secret, ? the girls whisper, one toilet to another.I am that girl.I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through.I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies.But now Cassie is dead. Lia's mother is busy saving other people's lives.Her father is away on business. Her stepmother is clueless. And the voice inside Lia's head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. If she keeps on going this way ? thin, thinner, thinnest ? maybe she?ll disappear altogether.In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the National Book Award finalist Speak, best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson explores one girl's chilling descent into the all-consuming vortex of anorexia. Winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award 2009

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423391869
Author:
Anderson, Laurie Halse
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Read by:
Stith, Jeannie
Read:
Stith, Jeannie
Subject:
Social Issues - Depression & Mental Illness
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Depression and Mental Illness
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.14x5.18x1.42 in. .33 lbs.
Media Run Time:
420
Age Level:
12-17

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Depression and Mental Illness

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"Synopsis" by , ?Dead girl walking, ? the boys say in the halls.?Tell us your secret, ? the girls whisper, one toilet to another.I am that girl.I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through.I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies.But now Cassie is dead. Lia's mother is busy saving other people's lives.Her father is away on business. Her stepmother is clueless. And the voice inside Lia's head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. If she keeps on going this way ? thin, thinner, thinnest ? maybe she?ll disappear altogether.In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the National Book Award finalist Speak, best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson explores one girl's chilling descent into the all-consuming vortex of anorexia. Winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award 2009
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