Food, girls, and other things I can't have: a novel

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What’s worse than being fat your freshman year?Being fat your sophomore year.Life used to be so simple for Andrew Zansky–hang with the Model UN guys, avoid gym class, and eat and eat and eat. He’s used to not fitting in: into his family, his sports-crazed school, or his size 48 pants.But not anymore. Andrew just met April, the new girl at school and the instant love of his life! He wants to find a way to win her over, but how? When O. Douglas, the heartthrob quarterback and high-school legend, saves him from getting beaten up by the school bully, Andrew sees his chance to get in with the football squad.Is it possible to reinvent yourself in the middle of high school? Andrew is willing to try. But he’s going to have to make some changes. Fast.Can a funny fat kid be friends with a football superstar? Can he win over the Girl of his Dreams? Can he find a way to get his mom and dad back together?How far should you go to be the person you really want to be?Andrew is about to find out.
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Grouped Work ID 2213ddc3-6be7-3bab-4382-ccb6e1de56c5
Grouping Title food girls and other things i can t have
Grouping Author zadoff allen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-03 04:49:02AM
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subject_facet Football stories, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Overweight persons -- Juvenile fiction, Popularity -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Food, girls, and other things I can't have : a novel
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