Artichoke's heart / Suzanne Supplee.
Author: Supplee, Suzanne.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Books, c2008.
Description: 276 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Overweight persons Juvenile fiction.
Weight control Juvenile fiction.
Self-esteem Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters Juvenile fiction.
High schools Juvenile Fiction.
Schools Juvenile fiction.
Overweight persons Fiction.
Weight control Fiction.
Interpersonal relations Fiction.
Mothers and daughters Fiction.
High schools Fiction.
Tennessee Juvenile fiction.
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Summary: When she is almost sixteen years old, Rosemary decides she is sick of being overweight, mocked at school and at Heavenly Hair--her mother's beauty salon--and feeling out of control, and as she slowly loses weight, she realizes that she is able to cope with her mother's cancer, having a boyfriend for the first time, and discovering that other people's lives are not as perfect as they seem from the outside.