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Gabi, a girl in pieces

Author: Isabel Quintero
Publisher: El Paso, Tejas : Cinco Puntos Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Sixteen-year-old Gabi Hernandez chronicles her senior year in high school as she copes with her friend Cindy's pregnancy, friend Sebastian's coming out, her father's meth habit, her own cravings for food and cute boys, and especially, the poetry that helps forge her identity.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Quintero
ISBN: 9781935955948 1935955942 9781935955955 1935955950 9780605860476 0605860475
OCLC Number: 870289429
Notes: Novel.
On the title page, the words "a gordita" and "a fatgirl" appear crossed out between "Gabi and "a girl in pieces."
Awards: William C. Morris Debut Award Winner, 2015.
Américas Award commended title, 2015
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Gabi, a gordita
Gabi, a fatgirl
Responsibility: by Isabel Quintero.

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Winner of the 2015 Morris Award for Debut YA Fiction "Meet Quintero's 'fat girl' Gabi, eating and starving and fighting and writing her way through the crushing pressures of high school boy desire, Read more...

 
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