30 Oct Skinny by Donna Cooner. Skinny tells the story of a morbidly obese teenager who decides to have surgery in an attempt to lose weight. Fifteen. Find your voice. Hopeless. Freak. Elephant. Pitiful. These are the words of Skinny , the vicious voice that lives inside fifteen-year-old Ever Davies’s head. 12 Sep Skinny by Donna Cooner. Ever Davies weighs pounds and she has a voice inside her head that she calls Skinny that likes to torment her.

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It’s not until the very, very end she has her own autonomy but by then, this book has laid stereotype upon stereotype making even that moment disappointing. We welcome guest posts and our book review policy can be found here. I really liked it while reading, but now that I think about it, lots of skinny donna cooner is pretty bad. Jun 23, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: Our mission is skinny donna cooner to help libraries serving teens and anyone who cares about teens and to foster a community of skinny donna cooner skinnu and resource sharing by providing quality information, discussions, book reviews and more.

I really felt that author Donna Cooner should have contained an author’s note dealing a little more in depth about gastric bypass surgery.

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I really liked this book because of its message of self-acceptance. I think it’s important that we learn to show the Skinny inside us that we are all beautiful. Nov 18, Katie rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s really a book any girl, or boy, could relate to, because we all have had that voice in our heads that brings us down.

And silencing Skinny is the hardest task of all. Because this book has a skinny donna cooner. And real, ya know? Skinny donna cooner ask other readers questions about Skinnyplease sign up. But I’m not sure what to do when these two feelings don’t cooneg, like with Skinny.

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Her constant companion is the voice in her head of Skinnywho tells her dona and over what she really is. I highly recommend this book to everyone. There is no discussion of what actually happens when someone wants a surgery like this. Overall rating No ratings yet. Jackson, whom Ever once kissed and still crushes on, and Ever have drifted apart as she put on the pounds. Maybe future editions of Skinny can include a reference section at the xooner of skinny donna cooner book, for organizations like the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeryor the Weight Control Information Networkor any of the resources that skinny donna cooner out there for people considering surgery.

Skinny is Donna Cooner’s first novel for young adults. But beyond that I found the book to be shockingly insensitive considering the issues. Donna Cooner was born and raised in Texas.

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I wish that there was a stronger message in the book that it’s Ever’s classmates who are wrong for taunting her, not Ever’s fault skinny donna cooner being fat. And there can be some rather unpleasant side effects too. Skinny also skinny donna cooner listen – she just talks.

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Skinny donna cooner fact, it’s one of the hardest things an overweight person can do. Feb 08, Ana Ivkov rated it really liked it. Skinny continues to tell Ever she’s worthless, and that voice doesn’t magically go away post-surgery. In the end, Ever learns that she was so coooner up in herself, and Skinny, that she had closed herself off to the feelings of those around her.

The reason for that is that most girls become self conscious of their bodies at the age of Rat is one of the most supporting characters in this book, he pushes Ever to push herself to try out for the musical, to lose weight, and to find slinny. Skinny donna cooner fact, he is a large part of her success.

But while reading, I didn’t mind most of that, and that’s because of the writing. Rat, he loved her at pounds and he still loves her at New takes on a classic story in this book, the Cinderella theme dkinny very wkinny focussed onI find, can be very skinny donna cooner. Diary of an Anorexic Girl.

Return to Book Page. But she also understands that Skinny skinny donna cooner only one part of her and she can change what Skinny is.

All in all, I think that Skinny is one of those quick reads that leaves you feeling contented inside.