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The earth, my butt, and other big round things, Carolyn Mackler

Label
The earth, my butt, and other big round things
Title
The earth, my butt, and other big round things
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Mackler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her
Member of
Summary
Virginia Shreves is insecure -- and comparing herself to the tall, dark, and slender over-achievers who make up the rest of her family doesn't help. Add in even more criticism than usual from her exercise-obsessed mom and the fact that Virginia's best friend has moved away, and it's sure be a bad year of epic proportions. Or is it? This funny, sexy, no-holds-barred story of a girl who's about to learn that her "perfect" family isn't so perfect. -- Description by Ellen Foreman
Theme
Character
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2005
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
122272
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mackler, Carolyn
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Earth, my butt, and other big, round things
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-perception
  • Assertiveness (Psychology)
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Weight loss
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Weight control
  • Family problems
  • Overweight teenagers
  • Families
  • Young adult fiction
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The earth, my butt, and other big round things, Carolyn Mackler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Contains excerpt from: The universe is expanding and so am I, by Carolyn Mackler
  • First published in the U.S.A. in 2003 by the Candlewick Press
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9781408897058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The earth, my butt, and other big round things, Carolyn Mackler
Publication
Note
  • Contains excerpt from: The universe is expanding and so am I, by Carolyn Mackler
  • First published in the U.S.A. in 2003 by the Candlewick Press
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9781408897058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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