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Sugar

Sugar( )
Author: Rhodes, Jewell Parker
ISBN:978-1-4778-2938-7
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Imprint:Skyscape
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

I'm the fat Puerto Rican-Polish girl who doesn't feel like she belongs in her skin, or anywhere else for that matter. I've always been too much and yet not enough.

Sugar Legowski-Gracia wasn't always fat, but fat is what she is now at age seventeen. Not as fat as her mama, who is so big she hasn't gotten out of bed in months. Not as heavy as her brother, Skunk, who has more meanness in him than fat, which is saying something. But she's large enough to be the object of...
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Book Details
Pages:276
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.3 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Rhodes, Jewell Parker (Author)
Jewell Parker Rhodes is an award-winning author. Her books include Voodoo Dreams, Magic City, Douglass' Women, Season, Moon, Hurricane, and the children's book, Ninth Ward. She is also the author of the writing guides Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Nonfiction.

Her work has been published in Germany, Italy, Canada, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and reproduced in audio and for NPR's "Selected Shorts." Rhodes honors include: the American Book Award, the National Endowment of the Arts Award in Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Award for Literary Excellence, the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for Outstanding Writing, and two Arizona Book Awards.

Rhodes is the Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and Artistic Director of Piper Global Engagement at Arizona State University.

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