Cover image for Wintergirls
Author
Publisher
New York : Viking, 2009.
Description
p. cm.
Call #
FIC
Summary
Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder.
ISBN #
9780670011100

 

ID #
1313872

 

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Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  "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 are best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the skinniest. But what comes after size zero and size double-zero? When Cassie succumbs to the demons within, Lia feels she is being haunted by her friend's restless spirit. In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the multiple-award-winning Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's descent into the powerful vortex of anorexia, and her painful path toward recovery.

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