Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Johnson, Kathleen Jeffrie.
Brookfield, CT : Roaring Brook Press, 2002
ISBN 0761317465
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Is everyone a liar?  Is there any truthful people out there?  That is what Robin ponders.  Her life seems filled with lies and deceit.  She is an overweight teen who is very aware of her deficits.  And she is surrounded by beautiful adults who behave very badly.  Her step mother is cheating with the next door neighbor.  As a matter of fact, Robin herself becomes involved with him as well.  But Frankie has a girlfriend so he is cheating as well.  Robin's best friend has moved away.  And then there is Robin's boyfriend.  As all this swirls around her, Robin  must come to terms with what universe she would like to live in.  (Strong sexual content)
SUBJECTS:     Overweight persons -- Fiction.
                        Sexual ethics -- Fiction.
                        Personal appearance -- Fiction.
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