Skim / words by Mariko Tamaki ; drawings by Jillian Tamaki.
Author: Tamaki, Mariko.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, c2008.
ISBN: 0888997531 (bound)
Description: 141 p. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject: Teenage girls Comic books, strips, etc.
Teenagers Suicidal behavior Comic books, strips, etc.
Friendship in adolescence Comic books, strips, etc.
Depression in adolescence Comic books, strips, etc.
Love in adolescence Comic books, strips, etc.
Goth culture (Subculture) Fiction.
Girls' schools Fiction.
Summary: "Skim" (Kimberly Keiko Cameron) is a not-slim would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school. When her classmate Katie is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself, the entire school goes into mourning overdrive. The popular clique stars a club to boost school spirit, but Skim sinks into an ever-deepening depression.