Wintergirls gave me some understanding of the self-hatred some teens with this disorder can feel, the lack of control over their own lives they perceive, and how physical and mental deterioration cause a downward spiral as the anorexia progresses. I have got study and so i am confident that i am going to likely to read once again once more down the road. Close. Unable to bear the sadness and guilt following Cassie's death, Lia spirals deeper into her own eating disorder. Product Details ISBN: 9780142415573 ISBN-10: 014241557X Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 320 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12 Maximum Age: UP Minimum Grade Level: 7 Maximum Grade Level: UP Categories Our price: £4.99. ), and Wintergirls is certainly not an easy read by any stretch of the imagination. Someone just ripped off my eyelids.” -Quote from Wintergirls READ! Well I finally started it 2 days ago and when I did I didn't stop reading it until I was done. By: Laurie Halse Anderson. Reading Level/Interest Age: 16 years old and older/ 12 years old. it was about a girl who befriended another girl with an ED, adopted her tactics, but it ends sorta happily if i remember. "Tell us your secret," the girls whisper, one toilet to another. 99. See more ideas about Words, Quotes, Books young adult. 8 months ago when i was a freshman in highschool i read this book called Fat Chance, i dont remember the author sadly. Although the reading level is fairly low, it is most appropriate and engaging for high school age students. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies But now Cassie is dead Lia’s mother is busy saving other people’s lives. If she keeps on going in this way – thin, thinner, thinnest – maybe she’ll disappear altogether. Reading level : 12 - 17 years; Best Sellers Rank: #218,930 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #3,291 in Children's Family, Personal & Social Issues (Books) #19,825 in Children's Literature & Fiction (Books) Customer Reviews: 4.6 out of 5 stars 570 ratings. The voice inside Lia’s head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. The story of Lia takes readers into the world of anorexia. As Lia tells us her story - struggling to survive through anorexia… But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss--her life--and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. Product Details ISBN: 9781606865323 ISBN-10: 1606865323 Publisher: Perfection Learning Publication Date: January 1st, 2010 Pages: 278 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 13 Maximum Age: 17 Minimum Grade Level: 8 Maximum Grade Level: 12 Categories Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies But now Cassie is dead Lia’s mother is busy saving other people’s lives. Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. Jul 10, 2013 - Explore Kelly Coviello's board "WINTERGIRLS" on Pinterest. But now Cassie is dead. That said, if you’re ever in the mood for more serious fare, I would highly recommend it. Through the lense of this disease she simultaneously exposes and explores … Overall, it is the most heart wrenching, beautiful, sad and lovely YA book. Our price: €6.99. Its been designed in an exceedingly straightforward way which is only soon after i finished reading this ebook by which actually altered me, change the way i think. Reading level: Young Adult. 288 Pages. Summary: When Cassie Lia's ex best friend dies, it all goes down hill from there. . Lia a recovering anorexic, starts to elapse back into old habits. The New York Times bestselling story of a friendship frozen between life and death Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. I think it goes over a very important issue that affects the majority of high school girls in some capacity. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss — her life — and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. That concern aside, I can say that Wintergirls, while challenging and uncomfortable to read, offers parents a valuable opportunity to discuss multiple tough issues with their teens. Six years after Cassie and Lia resolved to become the skinniest girls in their school, Cassie dies. Within it, Anderson lays bear the inner workings of the anorexic mind. I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame. Product Details ISBN: 9780142415573 ISBN-10: 014241557X Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 320 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12 Maximum Age: UP Minimum Grade Level: 7 Maximum Grade Level: UP Categories Wintergirls: Amazon.co.uk: Halse Anderson, Laurie: Books Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. WINTERGIRLS is Anderson at her best. Product Details ISBN: 9780606151955 ISBN-10: 0606151958 Publisher: Turtleback Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 278 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 13 Maximum Age: 17 Minimum Grade Level: 8 Maximum Grade Level: 12 Categories The characters were so real, so ugly at times, and so raw. share. Most stories of this type become endless descriptions of horrific self-denial and skin and bones, but Anderson delves much deeper into Lia's thought process. What other … Our price: $9.15/£6.30. It motivated me to do some other reading … Even more insight is provided as Lia deals with the death of her friend Cassie. Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls, Penguin Group, New York, 2009, ISBN 978-0-14-241557-3 ... Reading Level Ages 14+ Challenge Issues This novel may be a tough read for sensitive readers due to the narrator’s self-destructive behaviors. Product Details ISBN: 9781423391890 ISBN-10: 1423391896 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Publication Date: March 19th, 2009 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 13 Maximum Age: 17 Minimum Grade Level: 8 Maximum Grade Level: 12 Categories Name: Wintergirls; Author: Laurie Halse Anderson; ISBN: 014241557X; Language: English . Posted by 3 months ago. I just felt that there was an overflow of … I am that girl. Product Details ISBN: 9781606865323 ISBN-10: 1606865323 Publisher: Perfection Learning Publication Date: January 1st, 2010 Pages: 278 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 13 Maximum Age: 17 Minimum Grade Level: 8 Maximum Grade Level: 12 Categories People nowadays prefer devices and electronics more than reading and actually using your mind. Me reading Wintergirls for the 900th time. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies. Product Details ISBN: 9780142415573 ISBN-10: 014241557X Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 320 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12 Maximum Age: UP Minimum Grade Level: 7 Maximum Grade Level: UP Categories Product Details ISBN: 9780142415573 ISBN-10: 014241557X Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 320 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12 Maximum Age: UP Minimum Grade Level: 7 Maximum Grade Level: UP Categories Oxford Reading Tree Read with Bi/, Chip, and Kipper: Phonics: Level 6: Gran s New Blue Shoes (Hardback) [PDF] Follow the web link below to download and read "Oxford Reading Tree Read with Bi/, Chip, and Kipper: Phonics: Level 6: Gran s New Blue Shoes (Hardback)" document.. Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2011. [PDF] Wintergirls Wintergirls Book Review This publication is wonderful. Laurie Halse Anderson's Wintergirls is exactly that kind of book. “Here stands a girl clutching a knife. 2010 Tayshas Reading -- Young Adult (Commended) 2011 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Teen (Recommended) 2011 Rhode Island Teen Book Award -- Ages 12 & Up (Nominee) 2011 Volunteer State Book Award -- Young Adult (Nominee) 2012 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee) 2012 Green Mountain Book Award -- Grades 9-12 (Nominee) This was recommended to me several months ago as part of a book club but for some reason I just didn't get around to reading it. 16 comments. I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through. Hardback. Wintergirls is a near perfect example of adolescent literature and an essential work for the secondary classroom. The voice inside Lia’s head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. The New York Times bestselling story of a friendship frozen between life and death Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. . What she doesn't realize is … Product Details ISBN: 9781423391890 ISBN-10: 1423391896 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Publication Date: March 19th, 2009 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 13 Maximum Age: 17 Minimum Grade Level: 8 Maximum Grade Level: 12 Categories "Dead girl walking," the boys say in the halls. While Lia isn't always a likable character, she is believable to show us what it's like having an eating disorder. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies But now Cassie is dead Lia’s mother is busy saving other people’s lives. Elijah, the last person to see Cassie alive, helps Lia find the … Wintergirls (Book) : Anderson, Laurie Halse : Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the same disorder. From the Publisher: Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. Evaluation: I had a lot of high hopes for Wintergirls. Lia's mother is busy saving other people's lives. Product Details ISBN: 9780142415573 ISBN-10: 014241557X Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: February 23rd, 2010 Pages: 320 Language: English Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12 Maximum Age: UP Minimum Grade Level: 7 Maximum Grade Level: UP Categories Detail About Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson PDF. There is grease on the stove, blood in the air, and angry words piled in the corners. We are trained not to see it, not to see any of it. Published by: Viking Juvenile. 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