Extreme Elvin by Chris Lynch

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Is being popular really as fun as it seems?After surviving high school orientation camp, Elvin and his two best friends embark on their freshman year at an all-boys school. High school serves up all sorts of hardships: the dreaded rumor mill, dances with the local sister school, and jockeying to be seen with the “right” type of people. But for overweight Elvin, figuring out who the “right” people are is almost as confusing as his relationship with food. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Chris Lynch including rare images from the author’s personal collection. 

About Chris Lynch

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Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award-winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including"?Kill Switch, ?""Angry Young Man, "and?"Inexcusable", which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He is also the author of "Freewill", "Gold Dust", "Iceman", "Gypsy Davy", and "Shadowboxer", all ALA Best Books for Young Adults;?"Extreme Elvin"?"Whitechurch", and "All the Old Haunts". He holds an M.A. from the writing program at Emerson College. He mentors aspiring writers and continues to work on new literary projects. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.
Published March 5, 2013 by Open Road Media Teen & Tween. 240 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Fiction

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Going, perhaps, where no YA author has gone before, Lynch afflicts his hero with hemorrhoids (“ ‘It shows?’ ‘No, you could have a squirrel down your pants making you walk that way’ “), then heaps on the stress by having him lock eyes with friendly, Junoesque Barbara and hold hands with Sally, a d...

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Elvin Bishop, the wisecracking, irrepressible narrator of Slot Machine, is back, and he is just as funny--and perhaps even more likable.

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