Reasons to be happy / Katrina Kittle.
- ISBN: 9781402260209 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1402260202 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 281 p. ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2011. Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2011.
|Summary, etc.:||Eighth-grader Hannah Carlisle feels unattractive compared to her movie star parents and cliquish Beverly Hills classmates, and when her mother's cancer worsens and her father starts drinking heavily, Hannah's grief and anger turn into bulimia, which only her aunt, a documentary filmmaker, understands.|
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Reasons to Be Happy
Katrina Kittle lives in Dayton, Ohio. (Publisher Provided) Katrina Kittle was born in Illinois but has lived in Ohio since first grade. She attended Ohio University and was Outstanding Graduating Senior for both the English and Education departments and earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University in Louisville. Katrina has worked as a high school and middle school teacher as well as serving as case management support for the AIDS Resource Center. Katrina is the author of Traveling Light, Two Truths and a Lie, and The Kindness of Strangers (a BookSense pick and the winner of the 2006 Great Lakes Book Award for Fiction). Her new novel, The Blessings of the Animals, is from Harper Perennial and released in August 2010. Katrina enjoys gardening, traveling, and time spent with animals (especially horses). She lives in the Dayton area. (Bowker Author Biography)