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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It is definitely a good read and I recommend it completely.

I understand that this review doesn’t necessarily have I read this in middle school. I read this book when I was young and sans eating disorder. Judi is in highschool and is trying to start the year off well.

Her award-winning short story, A Letter To Harvey Milk has been made into a film and adapted for the stage. 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. Oct 23, M.

Refresh and try again. Judi Liebowitz thinks she’s fat. To ask other readers questions about Fat Chanceplease sign up. And then you get to the end of the book and cry because it’s just so sweet, and also, from a writing point of view, really wraps up just in the most perfect way. Definitely one of my favorites, despite the old publication date.


It is a realistic fiction book and it is good. God, I really, really love this book. Eating Disorders is an important discussion to talk about to students.

I’m not going to lie, I don’t remember the quality of the writing or character develop, but over ten years lslea I read it I remember it’s impact on me, so I think that says something.

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This really delves into what every girl thinks about at least once in her life. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is one of the first eating disorder themed books I read. Nov 23, Michelle rated it it was amazing. 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 tat deceit.

Apr 16, Brianon Sheffield rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nov 18, Binta Userkaf rated it it was amazing Shelves: Judi Liebowitz wants to be the thinnest girl in eighth grade and have a boyfriend.


I highly recommended to read this book and such a great book and powerful message. I read this in middle school.

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Its one of those novels lesleq will have an everlasting impression on you. Judi really doesn’t want the same thing to happen to her but she just can’t control her disorder and the worst part is, she can’t or doesn’t want to tell anyone, not even her own mother.

La protagonista non sopporta i suoi chili di troppo e decide di provvedere, aiutata dal cattivo channce She knows she’s not the smallest girl in the bunch but she also knows she can’t change it overnight. As the story continuesdrama stirs up as Monica does something unforgettable to Judi. But what holds her back is her mom always preparing fattening and high calorie foods every single day for dinner.

Per scrivere cose del genere molto meglio Kaya Sword. I remember crying for the character and crying for me. Want lealea Read saving…. Nice book to read if you don’t have much time.