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Holding up the Universe


Author: Jennifer  NIVEN
Publisher: Knopf
Subject/Category: Gr. 8-12
Year Reviewed:: 2017
ISBN: 9780385755924
Review: From the author of All the Bright Places, this story deals with two teens and the issues they encounter learning to navigate life and high school. Libby Stout, formerly known as “America’s Fattest Teen”, is returning to school for the first time since 5th grade and the death of her mother. Jack Masselin, the cool, charming teenager with a secret is attending the same high school. When a cruel high school game goes bad, both end up in counseling. The two are drawn together due to the circumstances and discover the importance of looking beyond what they see on the outside.

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