Fat Chance: The Novel [Leslea Newman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A diary records a year in the life of Judi Liebowitz as she. Fat Chance has ratings and 62 reviews. Angel said: I rarely give books five stars. Not only does it have to be flawless, but it generally has to acco. In a series of diary entries, thirteen-year-old Judi recounts her struggles to lose weight, hide her bulimia from her mother, find a boy friend, and decide on a.

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Since starting to read YA books, I never realized how many stories there are about bulimic girls. Nice book to read if you don’t have much time. When Nancy explains that vomiting is her secret to weight control success, Judi is disgusted at nswman, but as she becomes more desperate to be thin, she gives it a try.

Nancy befriends Judi and Judi helps Nancy hide her secrets that keep her skinny. Some of Judi’s thoughts were exactly my own when I read it. What exactly WAS the girl doing in there, and fur This really delves into what every girl thinks about at least once in her life. Just a moment while we sign you in to nemwan Goodreads account.

Fat Chance

Then I was older but still young and with an eating disorder. At twelve, this had been a very good read for cbance. I would know because I was feeling terrible the way looked in the mirror but I realized I am perfect the way I am.


Judi Liebowitz wants to be the thinnest girl in eighth grade and have a boyfriend. The book is really easy to read and the story makes you want to continue reading! Per scrivere cose del genere molto meglio Kaya Sword. If you start reading you want chanec read it to the very end.

I just wish the world was a gentler place.

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I can’t remember exactly when I read this book, but I remember absolutely loving it. Nov 18, Binta Userkaf rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is no easy thing to cure and it’s no joke for Nancy or Judi, it’s a matter of Life or Death. Trivia About Fat Chance. Its one of those novels that will have an everlasting impression on you. At this point in my life, I had been dealing with an eating disorder on-and-off for a number of years, although I had yet to recognize that I was struggling with an eating disorder, seeing my activities more as “dieting” and less as a disease.

Judi walks into the bathroom at school one day, to here someone fag up in the stalls, but when she asks if she’s okay the girl acts as if Judi should never had been there at all.

Oct 20, erica rated it it was ok Shelves: But this book got the rare five stars. Goodreads helps newma keep track of books you want to read.


Paperbackpages. This really delves into what every girl thinks about at least once in her life. I read this book when I was young and sans eating disorder. I remember buying it at a book fair in middle school, and just being blown away by it. chancf

It was a quick read, but I didn’t find it as amazing as my friend did who leant it to me. Well right now i think the book is about 4 stars i really like it so far i hope it turns out amazing. Now she can eat enough to keep her mother from nagging and lose weight at the same time. For other uses, see Fat Chance.

Her award-winning short story, A Letter To Harvey Milk has been made into a film and adapted for the stage. Not only does it bj to be flawless, but it generally has to accomplish something absolutely marvelous.

Now at this point, Judi lesla developed a crush on Richard. You might think it would be a little wierd, but it isn’t. I remember crying for the character and crying for me.