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Depicting with humor and insight the pressure to be outwardly perfect, this novel for ages shows how one girl develops compassion for her own and others imperfectionsForyear old Isabelle Lee, whose father has recently died, everything s normal on the outside Isabelle describes the scene at school with bemused accuracy the self important but really not bad English teacher, the boy that is constantly fixated on Ashley Barnum, the prettiest girl in class, and the dynamics of the lunchroom, where tables are turf in a all eyes open awareness of everybody s relative social positionBut everything is not normal, really Since the dealth of her father, Isabelle s family has only functioned on the surface Her mother, who used to take care of herself, now wears only lumpy, ill fitting clothes, cries all night, and has taken every picture of her dead husband and put them under her bed Isabelle tries to make light of this, but the underlying tension is expressed in overeating and then binging As the novel opens, Isabelle s little sister, April, has told their mother about Isabelle s problem Isabelle is enrolled in group therapy Who should show up there, too, but Ashley Barnum, the prettiest, most together girl in class [PDF / Epub] ★ Longbow Girl ✪ Linda Davies – Lavons.co.uk this novel for ages shows how one girl develops compassion for her own and others imperfectionsForyear old Isabelle Lee [EPUB] ✻ On His Naughty List ❀ Jessica Jarman – Lavons.co.uk whose father has recently died [PDF / Epub] ☆ Fire Colour One Author Jenny Valentine – Lavons.co.uk everything s normal on the outside Isabelle describes the scene at school with bemused accuracy the self important but really not bad English teacher [Download] ➶ Invisible Wounds By Kay Douglas – Lavons.co.uk the boy that is constantly fixated on Ashley Barnum ❮Download❯ ➽ A City Possessed ➸ Author Lynley Hood – Lavons.co.uk the prettiest girl in class [Reading] ➿ Her Husbands Mistake Author Sheila O& – Lavons.co.uk and the dynamics of the lunchroom ❰EPUB❯ ✺ Mr Dove Über Den Wassern Author Maurice Shadbolt – Lavons.co.uk where tables are turf in a all eyes open awareness of everybody s relative social positionBut everything is not normal ➳ [Reading] ➶ Squirmy Wormy By Lynda Farrington Wilson ➩ – Lavons.co.uk really Since the dealth of her father ➮ [Ebook] ➩ Honeymoon By Sacha J. Witt ➺ – Lavons.co.uk Isabelle s family has only functioned on the surface Her mother [PDF / Epub] ☀ Puck You By Peyton Novak – Lavons.co.uk who used to take care of herself [KINDLE] ✽ Mountain Moonlight By Jane Anderson – Lavons.co.uk now wears only lumpy ❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ Evvie Drake Starts Over Author Linda Holmes – Lavons.co.uk ill fitting clothes ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☂ Confessio Fraternitatis Author Johann Valentin Andreae – Lavons.co.uk cries all night [PDF] ✐ How to Save a Life By unholy.obsession – Lavons.co.uk and has taken every picture of her dead husband and put them under her bed Isabelle tries to make light of this ✤ Mate Me [If You May] (The Millennium Wolves, Download ➸ Author Sapir Englard – Lavons.co.uk but the underlying tension is expressed in overeating and then binging As the novel opens ✭ Little Creatures Books ✯ Author Stephen Quayle – Lavons.co.uk Isabelle s little sister ☆ [PDF / Epub] ★ Good Enough Parenting; The Sensible Discipline Guide for New Parents By Lisl Fair ✩ – Lavons.co.uk April [BOOKS] ⚣ The Boy Next Door By Jessica Jarman – Lavons.co.uk has told their mother about Isabelle s problem Isabelle is enrolled in group therapy Who should show up there [Read] ➪ The Flowers of Adonis Author Rosemary Sutcliff – Lavons.co.uk too [Ebook] ➢ The Tear Jar Author Celia Rees – Lavons.co.uk but Ashley Barnum [KINDLE] ✿ The Last Days of the High Seas Fleet By Nicholas C Jellicoe – Lavons.co.uk the prettiest [PDF] ✩ The Piping Times By Jeffery Farnol – Lavons.co.uk most together girl in class Perfect


About the Author: Natasha Friend

Natasha Friend is the award winning author of Perfect, Lush, Bounce, For Keeps, My Life in Black and White, Where You ll Find Me, The Other F Word, and How We Roll When she isn t writing, she is building forts and making chocolate chip pancakes Natasha lives on the Connecticut shoreline with her husband, three children, and dog, Beckett.



10 thoughts on “Perfect

  1. says:

    As eating disorder books go, Perfect by Natasha Friend is pretty standard It checks off all the movie of the week cliches while remaining largely unsatisfying However for junior high students, Perfect is.well.perfect Detailed without being graphic To


  2. says:

    Perfect is about eating disorders and teenage pain, and it s absolutely brilliant This story is incredibly short and incredibly powerful I don t know exactly why this book stands out Maybe it s the emotional touch Isabelle and Ashley both come off as i


  3. says:

    You are never alone in anything, no matter how it feels Everyone must face their own tragedy, and deal with their own disorder Some are just better at seeming composed.I could read this book about a thousand times and find scarce to dislike I believe this


  4. says:

    I had a hard time deciding on rating this book I didn t know if I wanted to give it 3 stars or 4 stars Then, i finally decided with 3.5 stars.Normally when I expect to read pink, little book like this one, I don t expect the tone to be dark even if the back o


  5. says:

    Perfect by Natasha Friend, Milkweed Editions,2004, 232pgs., 6.95,ISBN 1 57131 651 5 Who doesn t want to be perfect I thought Everyone desires a perfect body, glamorous and appealing Following the death of her father, Isabelle, a thirteen year old,tries to reach


  6. says:

    3 stars.A pretty basic novel about eating disorders bulimia Considering its aimed for 10 13 year olds I found it to be pretty good for that age range It s one I d recommend for that age group mainly.


  7. says:

    This is a YA book that I would definitely recommend to teenage girls Friend has a simple, pleasant writing style that makes the novel a quick read, yet she still hits home on the issues of bulemia, loss of a parent, and most importantly, appearance vs reality in the w


  8. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I checked this book out from the library assuming it was for teenagers, but quickly learned the protagonist is only 13 This book, as such, is written in a way that makes me feel it isfor midd


  9. says:

    AWESOME YOU MUST READ


  10. says:

    Writing on such delicate subject in a book targeting mainly teenagers 13 14 years old is a huge responsibility in which Natasha has failed miserably.


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