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The Fat Boy Chronicles

It's bad enough being the new kid, but as a freshman, Jimmy finds school less enjoyable than many of his classmates. Standing 5'5" and weighing 187 pounds, he's subjected to a daily barrage of taunts and torments. His only sources of comfort are his family, his youth group, and his favorite foods. When his English teacher assigns a journal as a writing project, Jimmy chronicles not only his struggles but also his aspirations - to lose weight and win the girl of his dreams. Inspired by a true story and told in first-person journal entries, The Fat Boy Chronicles brings to life the pain and isolation felt by many overweight teenagers as they try to find their way in a world obsessed with outward beauty.

Interest Level Grade 7 - Grade 11
Reading Level Grade 8
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions 6 x 9


Available Formats Paperback (9781585365432), PDF (9781410307521), Hosted ebook (9781627534727)
Publication Date 04/16/2010
Language English
Copyright 2010
Dewey FIC

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