Fat Chance: The Novel [Leslea Newman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A diary records a year in the life of Judi Liebowitz as she. Fat Chance has ratings and 62 reviews. Angel said: I rarely give books five stars. Not only does it have to be flawless, but it generally has to acco. In a series of diary entries, thirteen-year-old Judi recounts her struggles to lose weight, hide her bulimia from her mother, find a boy friend, and decide on a.
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If you need a realistic fiction i would say to read this one. What I liked about this one is that 8th grader Judi, the main character, is not the one who ends up in a hospital with a full-blown eating disorder. BUT, I like the dairy format and first person perspective of the book.
Jul 28, Miharu Rokujou rated it it was ok Shelves: I highly recommended to read this book and such a great book and powerful message.
Another eating disorders title. La protagonista non sopporta i suoi chili di troppo e decide di provvedere, aiutata dal cattivo esempio: When I read that book, I told everyone about it and the school librarian told a lot of kids came asking for it. Well right now i think the book is about 4 stars i really like it neeman far i hope it turns out amazing.
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But one day, Richard passes her a note. I read it almost every year because it has many other good qualities, besides handling such a weighty topic no pun intended–that’s for you, Judi.
Views Read Edit View history. It doesn’t help that Judi’s classmates are typical kids who tease and taunt about any perceived physical flaws with little regard for the feelings they hurt or the self-esteem they damage.
So maybe other people wouldn’t give this five stars, but really, it’s one of my favorite books of all time. So maybe other people wouldn’t give this five stars, You guys, I always understood that Judi was not actually overweight she hovers around lbs for the entirety of the book, at 5’4″but at the time of rereading this, we weigh exactly the same and I am four inches shorter than Judi.
At twelve, this had been a very good read for me. She knows she’s fst the smallest girl in the bunch but she also knows she can’t change it overnight.
Nov 23, Michelle rated it it was amazing. It actually is not boring. Original review, November What exactly WAS the girl doing in there, and fur This really delves into what every girl thinks about at least once in her life. Usually I love weight loss novels – or at least the idea of them. I read this book in the 8th grade. I understand that this review doesn’t necessarily have to do with the writing of this book, but for me, this book pushed me further down the path of self-destruction and deceit.
What a waste of time. In addition to being an author, Ms. There are references to the TV series, Roseanne.
Published August 8th by Puffin first published I do not dislike anything about this book I enjoy it very much and it is one of my favorite books to read.
Does this impact Judi forever or does she find a way out. Nov 12, Ceren rated it really liked it.
I just wish the world was a gentler place. Jul 16, Sally Kruger added it. You guys, I always understood that Judi was not actually overweight she hovers around lbs for the entirety of the book, at 5’4″but at the time of rereading this, we weigh exactly the same and I am four inches shorter than Judi.
Apr 14, Diana rated it it was amazing. Front cover of novel. Judi Liebowitz thinks she’s fat.
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B rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s no Wintergirls and it’s dated; it’s from the s. The novel was published by Putnam Press in — and by Scholastic from —present. Also, someone worse happens to Nancy, and Judi is scarred by this event that has happened by what she has saw.