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Green, John

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Green, John

Summary: When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GRE

Glines, Abbi

Summary: Told in separate voices, seventeen-year-old Tallulah Leddel, overweight, insecure, and angry at being ridiculed by football star Nash, and Nash, lost and bitter after an accident, unexpectedly find themselves falling in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2018

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Bowling, Dusti

Summary: New friends and a mystery help Aven, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BOW

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: "The Second Life of Abigail Walker introduces listeners to Abby, a sixth grader who's a little heavier than her peers--and who shoulders the brunt of their ridicule because of it. Finally giving up on trying to fit in, Abby discovers a new life, and new friends, waiting just around the bend" -- from publisher's web site.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DOW

Waller, Claire

Summary: Defined as nothing but fat in the real world, Beth Soames specializes in trolling beautiful girls online until two new friendships, one online and one offline, make her question her behavior.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Lab 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Schaper, Anna Garcia

Summary: Told in alternating timelines, fifteen-year-old overweight Pilar ignores her persistent bullies and pursues her dream of acting in the school production of "Our Town," while in 1976 her grandmother finally finds the strength to leave her abusive husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SCH

Blas, Terry

Summary: A group of teens at Camp Blood find themselves in a real-life murder mystery when they witness the murder of a beloved counselor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 BLA

Charlton-Trujillo, e. E.

Summary: Sophomore year has just begun, and Angie is miserable. Her girlfriend, KC, has moved away; her only friend, Jake, is keeping his distance; and the resident bully has ramped up a vicious and targeted campaign to humiliate her. An over-the-top statue dedication planned for her sister, who died in Iraq, is almost too much to bear, and it doesn't help that her mother has placed a symbolic empty urn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CHA

Barson, K. A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When Ann decides that she is going to lose 45 pounds in time for her aunt's wedding, she discovers that what she looks like is not all that matters"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BAR

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: Aaron and Tillie do not know each other, but they both feel suicidal and arrive at the George Washington Bridge at the same time, intending to jump. Includes resources about suicide prevention and suicide prevention for LGBTQIA+ youth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KON

Murphy, Julie

Summary: When she's not hanging out with her two best friends, Matt and Ches, Faith Herbert is volunteering at the local animal shelter or obsessing over the long-running teen drama The Grove. So far, her senior year has been spent trying to sort out her feelings for her maybe-crush Johnny and making plans to stay close to Grandma Lou after graduation. And there's the small matter of recently...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer & Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MUR

Pearce, Jackson

Summary: Together with his friends, twelve-year-old Hale, an overweight and non-athletic double agent against SRS, the corrupt spy organization he was raised in, travels to Switzerland to destroy the SRS bank account.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PEA

Ripken, Cal

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Cody Parker moves to Baltimore, Maryland, where as a fat eighth-grader, he has to deal with brutal teasing from a baseball teammate, and his school is beset by a rash of mysterious thefts that threaten to sideline Cody and ruin a goldenseason for his team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIP

Murphy, Julie

Summary: "Thirteen-year-old Patricia, widely known as Sweet Pea, navigates her parents' unconventional divorce and finds herself in the unlikely role of her town's advice columnist"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MUR

Devos, Kelly.

Summary: High school senior Cookie Vonn's post graduation dreams include getting out of Phoenix, attending Parsons and becoming the next great fashion designer. But in the world of fashion, being fat is a cardinal sin. It doesn't help that she's constantly compared to her supermodel mother and named after a dessert. Thanks to her job at a fashion blog, Cookie scores a trip to New York to pitch her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEV

Choldenko, Gennifer

Summary: Kirsten and Walk, seventh-graders at an elite private school, alternate telling how race, wealth, weight, and other issues shape their relationships as they and other misfits stand up to a mean but influential classmate, even as they are uncovering a long-kept secret about themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Choldenko

Menon, Sandhya

Summary: Told in two voices, disappointed-in-love Ashish Patel and self-proclaimed fat athlete Sweetie Nair begin to find their true selves while dating under contract.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MEN

Griffin, N

Summary: "Crippled with guilt after causing a horrific accident two years earlier, sixteen-year-old Bett's life is a series of pluses and minuses. But when the pluses become too much to outweigh the minuses, Bett is forced to confront her self-harming behavior"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book/Atheneum 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRI

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: Bullied by two mean girls in her sixth-grade class, a lonely, plump girl gains self-confidence and makes new friends after a mysterious fox gently bites her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DOW

Maldonado, Crystal

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Overweight sixteen-year-old Charlie yearned for her first kiss while her perfect best friend, Amelia, fell in love, so when she finally starts dating and learns the boy asked Amelia out first, she is devastated.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Martins, Vitor

Summary: When Felipe, who is very insecure about his weight, is forced to spend winter break with his long-term crush, Caio, he must face his unresolved issues head-on.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PUSH 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC MAR

Dockrill, Laura

Summary: Following a near-fatal asthma attack, sixteen-year-old BB, who is happy with being big, reluctantly agrees to keep a food diary, but finds it teaches her a lot about herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DOC

Murphy, Julie

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Murphy 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MUR

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