Contributor biographical information for The earth, my butt, and other big, round things / Carolyn Mackler.
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Carolyn Mackler is the author of the acclaimed young adult novel LOVE AND OTHER FOUR-LETTER WORDS, which was an American Library Association Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and an International Reading Association Young Adult Choice. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in numerous publications, including SEVENTEEN, GIRLS' LIFE, TEEN PEOPLE, and GLAMOUR. Of THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS, she says, "So many of us feel like we don’t quite fit in with the rest of the world, that we’re inferior to others in some way. But things happen. Bad things happen. And many of us end up learning the difficult but important lesson that the people we idolize may not be all they’re cracked up to be. And guess what? We’re not so bad after all!"
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Self-perception -- Fiction.
Assertiveness (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Family problems -- Fiction.
Weight control -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.