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Artichoke's Heart

Authors: Supplee, Suzanne
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: YAF018000, YAF058120, YAF058220
ISBN: 9781440629945, Related ISBNs: 0142414271, 0525479023, 0525629971, 052562998X, 1440629943
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis: Blubber meets Steel Magnolias in this funny and honest story about body image and family.

Rosemary Goode is smart and funny and loyal and the best eyebrow waxer in Spring Hill, Tennessee. But only one thing seems to matter to anyone, including Rosemary: her weight. And when your mom runs the most successful (and gossipy) beauty shop in town, it can be hard to keep a low profile. Rosemary resolves to lose the weight, but her journey turns out to be about everything but the scale. Her life-changing, waist-shrinking year is captured with brutal honesty and humor, topped with an extralarge helping of Southern charm. A truly uncommon novel about an increasingly common problem.

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