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A Really Awesome Mess

Cook, Trish (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Really Awesome Mess

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An angry girl and a depressed boy, both sixteen, are sent to a therapeutic boarding school.
Authors: Cook, Trish, 1965-
Title: A really awesome mess
Publisher: New York :, Egmont USA,, 2013.
Characteristics: 275 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: An angry girl and a depressed boy, both sixteen, are sent to a therapeutic boarding school.
Additional Contributors: Halpin, Brendan - 1968-
ISBN: 160684363X
Statement of Responsibility: Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin
Subject Headings: Schools Juvenile fiction. Boarding schools Juvenile fiction. Chinese Americans Juvenile fiction. Psychotherapy Juvenile fiction. Emotional problems of teenagers Juvenile fiction. Schools Fiction. Boarding schools Fiction. Chinese Americans Fiction. Psychotherapy Fiction. Emotional problems Fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Schools
Boarding schools
Chinese Americans
Emotional problems of teenagers
Boarding schools
Chinese Americans
Emotional problems
LCCN: 2012045978
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Aug 19, 2014
  • ashleysears rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This was an good book for young adults, it shows that everyone has problems, but you have to do the work to work through them and not blame everyone else for the situations you get yourself into. This book was a quick read, and even though the teen years happened for me a long time ago, I could still identify with some of the feelings and thoughts that these characters were going through. Worth the read, I think you will like it too.

Aug 07, 2014
  • kiko34 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

How close the main characters in the book was great. And it showed how group therapy can be very helpful from the perspective of the people who go to it.

Aug 07, 2014
  • TopGradeMilk rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i really truly liked this novel. this book has two things that i like: fast paced and hilarious.

Apr 21, 2014
  • Cynthia_N rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Kind of a neat book. The setting is a school for teenagers who need therapy for a variety of reasons. The main characters are in the same anger management group and form pretty strong friendships. I have never really understood how a group setting in therapy works but this book shows how it can work. The teens hold each other accountable in a way that a therapist could not. Good book!


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