Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets

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2014 Morris Award finalist

"I hate myself but I love Walt Whitman, the kook. Always positive. I need to be more positive, so I wake myself up every morning with a song of myself." Sixteen-year-old James Whitman has been yawping (à la Whitman) at his abusive father ever since he kicked his beloved older sister, Jorie, out of the house. James's painful struggle with anxiety and depression--along with his ongoing quest to understand what led to his self-destructive sister's exile--make for a heart-rending read, but his wild, exuberant Whitmanization of the world and keen sense of humor keep this emotionally charged debut novel buoyant.

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9780547928531
054792853
9780544035652
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.7, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 710L
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Full title dr bird s advice for sad poets
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Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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subject_facet Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Poetry -- Fiction
title_display Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets
title_full Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets, Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets / Evan Roskos
title_short Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets
title_sub
topic_facet Depression, Mental, Families, Poetry, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature