Blob by Frieda WishinskyBlob by Frieda Wishinsky

Blob

byFrieda Wishinsky

Paperback | March 1, 2010

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It's hard enough for Eve to adjust to a new high school without the extra weight she's gained over the summer. Her best friend is ashamed to hang out with her, and she's become the focus of a schoolmate's cruelty. Determined not to be "that pathetic fat girl" at school, Eve struggles with a diet and forces herself to join a mentoring program. The diet only makes her food obsessed, and she feels she is failing as a mentor. How can a lonely fat girl gain the confidence she needs to succeed?
Title:BlobFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.3 inPublished:March 1, 2010Publisher:Orca Book PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554691818

ISBN - 13:9781554691814

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timely and entertaining Nicely-resolved, with a positive role model.
Date published: 2012-04-05

Read from the Book

"I saw Eve on the street this summer," says Zoe. "She's gotten so fat. She looks like a blob."
   I feel like a herd of horses are stomping through my chest. I want to turn and run, but my feet are glued to the pavement.