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Fat Kid Rules the World - K.L. Going
Fat Kid Rules the World
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781417639069 (1417639067)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 185
Edition language: English
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3.0 Fat Kid Rules the World Book Review
This was enjoyable and a really different take from your typical viewpoint in young adult literature. I'm not fat, I don't have a lot of large friends (and 100% have nothing against people that are), so I'm not sure how well I am able to appreciate this story and really have a good understanding on ...
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5.0 Fat Kid Rules the World
The 5 stars are for Curt. He is a fascinating and complicated character. I really appreciate that a drug addict/criminal character is written so complexly. He isn't just a semi-homeless drug addict, he's also a punk rock god, a friend, and a realistic human. He's not a "bad guy" or a cautionary tale...
Candlefox rated it
How this book won a Printz award is beyond me. It was poorly written and I guessed the ending after 20 pages. Troy Billings is a fat kid who wants to commit suicide by jumping in front of a train because apparently at 6'1" and 300 pounds he's too fat to do anything. Curt is a semi-homeless, skinn...
janawarnell rated it
Just great. Loved it. Full review to come.
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I'm a reader, hear me roar! rated it
I think this was just not my type of book.I hated the whiny main character Troy. Always emphasizing how fat and unpopular he is, boohoo. And instead of doing something against his obesity he eats when he's frustrated. So it's his own fault and I don't want to read any more complaints about how someo...
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