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Artichoke's heart

Author: Suzanne Supplee
Publisher: New York : Dutton Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When she is almost sixteen years old, Rosemary decides she is sick of being overweight, mocked at school and at Heavenly Hair--her mother's beauty salon--and feeling out of control, and as she slowly loses weight, she realizes that she is able to cope with her mother's cancer, having a boyfriend for the first time, and discovering that other people's lives are not as perfect as they seem from the outside.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Supplee
ISBN: 9780525479024 0525479023
OCLC Number: 165956082
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Description: 276 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Suzanne Supplee.
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When she is almost sixteen years old, Rosemary decides she is sick of being overweight, mocked at school and at Heavenly Hair--her mother's beauty salon--and feeling out of control, and as she slowly loses weight, she realizes that she is able to cope with her mother's cancer, having a boyfriend for the first time, and discovering that other people's lives are not as perfect as they seem from the outside.

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Good bye, Mr. Hershey.

by cmc03003 (WorldCat user published 2011-02-07) Excellent Permalink

Rosemary Goode (Rosie to those who love her) is smart, quick-witted and hardworking. Unfortunately, neighbors in her small Southern town do not recognize Rosemary for those traits. She’s tried to keep a low profile, but the success of her mother’s...
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-10) Good Permalink

      As the fattest girl in a small town, Rosemary goode has to put up with the entire town's mockery/ "helpful" hints. She resolves to loose weight, and in the process finds a best friend and a boy  who likes who she is, fat or not.

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