Publish date: September 19th 2006
Publisher: Walker Childrens
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
This book was ok. It's about two sisters, Giselle and Holly, who are dealing with Giselle's anorexia. The book alternates between Giselle and Holly's pov. Both sisters are complete opposites. Giselle is kind of a hippie with blond dreadlocks and baggy clothes. She is a med student who's eating habit...
Skinny is told, in alternating chapters, through the first-person, present-tense narration of two sisters, 22-year-old medical student Giselle and her sister, 14-year-old Holly. Giselle is poised to complete her first year in medical school but ends up hospitalized for anorexia. Their parents immigr...
Intense and heartbreaking! This was such a dark and emotional view of mental illnesses. There is so much more to the plotline than you originally think. I couldn't put it down ..but it was so sad =(.