• Title : Skim

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  • ISBN: 0888997531

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 143 pages


Skim Description

Heartbreakingly funny, moving and vibrantly drawn, Skim is an extraordinary book a smart and sensitive graphic novel of the highest literary and artistic quality, by and about young women Skim is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not slim, would be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls school When Skim s classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself, the entire school goes into mourning overdrive As concerned guidance counselors provide lectures on the cycle of grief, and the popular clique starts a new club Girls Celebrate Life to bolster school spirit, Skim sinks into an ever deepening depression And falling in love only makes things worseSuicide, depression, love, being gay or not, crushes, cliques, and finding a way to be your own fully human self are all explored in this brilliant collaboration by cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki An edgy, keenly observed and poignant glimpse into the heartache of being young..



Skim Reviews

thumbnail Title: Skim
Author:Mariko Tamaki
ISBN :0888997531
ranting: 3.5
Reviewer: 7 Reviews
Description: Heartbreakingly funny, moving and vibrantly drawn, Skim is an extraordinary book a smart and sensitive graphic novel of the highest literary and artistic quality, by and about young women Skim

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