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Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes


 On Sale: 3/18/2003
 Formats:     Paperback | eBook
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Book Description

Sarah Byrnes and Eric have been friends for years. When they were children, his fat and her terrible scars made them both outcasts. Later, although swimming slimmed Eric, she stayed his closest friend.

Now Sarah Byrnes -- the smartest, toughest person Eric has ever known -- sits silent in a hospital. Eric must uncover the terrible secret she's hiding, before its dark currents pull them both under.


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Awards for Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

  • California Young Reader Medal
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
  • ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults
  • School Library Journal Best Book
Critical Praise for Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes

“[A] transcendent story of love, loyalty and courage…Superb plotting, extraordinary characters and crackling narrative make this novel one to be devoured in a single unforgettable sitting.”
— Publishers Weekly (* Starred Review *)

ISBN: 9780060094898; ISBN10: 0060094893; Imprint: Greenwillow Books ; On Sale: 3/18/2003; Format: Paperback; Trimsize: 5 x 7 1/8; Pages: 304; $9.99; Ages: 14 and Up; BISAC1:JUV039060; BISAC2:JUV039010; BISAC3:JUV039180

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