Side Effects

Koss, Amy Goldman

Publisher: Macmillan
Published: January 25, 2010
Categories: Fiction
Audience: Young Adult (age 12-15)
Distributed By: Axis 360
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As if it doesn't suck enough to have cancer, practically every time you pick up books or see movies where characters get sick, you know they'll be dead by the last scene. In reality, kids get all kinds of cancers, go through unspeakable torture and painful treatments, but walk away fine in the end. From the acclaimed author of The Girls andPoison Ivy, Side Effects is about the pain, fear, and unlikely comedy of 15-year-old Izzy's journey, told in her own powerful and authentic voice. It is Izzy's story--screams and all.