Big Girl Small

  • by Rachel DeWoskin
  • Narrated by Tai Sammons
  • 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Judy Lohden is your above-average 16-year-old: sarcastic and vulnerable, talented and uncertain, full of big dreams for a big future. With a singing voice that can shake an auditorium, she should be the star of Darcy Arts Academy, the local performing-arts high school. So why is a girl this promising hiding out in a seedy motel room on the edge of town?
The fact that the national media is on her trail after a controversy that might bring down the whole school could have something to do with it. And that scandal has something—but not everything—to do with the fact that Judy is three feet nine inches tall.Rachel DeWoskin remembers everything about high school: the auditions (painful), the parents (hovering), the dissection projects (compelling), the friends (outcasts), the boys (crushable), and the girls (complicated), and she lays it all out with a wit and wistfulness that is half Holden Caulfield, half Lee Fiora, Prep’s ironic heroine. Big Girl Small is a scathingly funny and moving book about dreams and reality, at once light on its feet and unwaveringly serious.

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What the Critics Say

“DeWoskin handles the story with the sensitivity of a scalpel and a humor that leaves the reader howling. I was delighted and moved.” (Helen Simonson, New York Times bestselling author)

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Interesting

Very interesting story. It keeps you interested for boys and girls. Everybody should read it because it also tells the challenge the girl goes through.
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- dave smith

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-26-2011
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.