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One Fat Summer
One Fat Summer
Author: Robert Lipsyte
from back cover: — No summer vacation could be less promising than Bobby Marks's. — Bobby Marks hates hot weaather. It's the time when most people are happy to take off their heavy jackets and long pants. But for Bobby, who can't even button the waist of his jeans or reach over his belly to touch his toes, spending the summer at Rumson Lake is pur...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439080880
ISBN-10: 0439080886
Publication Date: 1977
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Adorable book about a 14 year old boy struggling with weight and self confidence. Set in 1950's summer, it brings up many issues such as race and working mothers without being in your face. A great addition to any middle or high school teacher's classroom library.