GutsGraphic Novel - 2019
From Library Staff
Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. It s... Read More »
Debbie's recommendation! Raina is a PLCAF author and Guts stands out with its discussion of anxiety.
If you've ever struggled with anxiety or wondered what that might be like, this touching, yet funny book is a great window into overcoming and managing anxiety along with the everyday life challenges.
From the critics
AgeAdd Age Suitability
violet_gazelle_96 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12
red_ant_12164 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 28
violet_bear_1739 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12
violet_swan_441 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 14
SummaryAdd a Summary
Guts is another story about Raina which aligns with her previous two books about her life, Smile, and Sisters. Guts follows Raina's life at school, Raina's problems with her fear of vomit, and her anxiety. Raina's stomach problems, and her stomach problems and fear of vomit end up getting her a fear of food, and thinking too much about what she eats and if it could make her sick.
There are no notices for this title yet.
QuotesAdd a Quote
There are no quotes for this title yet.