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Fat kid rules the world

Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)

New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons c2003

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Curriculum Lab YP (Fiction)  (G615fa )()

  • Title:
    Fat kid rules the world
  • Author/Creator: Going, K. L. (Kelly L.)
  • Collection: QMC
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Creation Date: c2003
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 187 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Subjects: Obesity -- Juvenile fiction; Musicians -- Juvenile fiction; Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction; Drug abuse -- Juvenile fiction; Suicide -- Juvenile fiction; New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction
  • Description: Seventeen-year-old Troy, depressed, suicidal, and weighing nearly three hundred pounds, gets a new perspective on life when Curt, a semi-homeless teen who is a genius on guitar, asks Troy to be the drummer in a rock band.
  • Target Audience: Reading Level: 5.9.
    Grade Level: Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
    Audience: Young Adult.
  • Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2004.
  • Indexed in: Wilson's Senior High School, October 2011
    Wilson's Junior High School, January 2010
    School Library Journal starred, May 2003
    Book Links (A.L.A.), November 2003
    Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, June 2003
    Publisher's Weekly, June 2003
    Horn Book, October 2003
    Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), June 2003
    Kirkus Review, May 2003
    Library Media Connection, February 2004
  • OCLC Number: 49952524
  • Identifier: ISBN0399239901;LCCN 2002067956