Confessions of a Teenage Leper

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Penguin Teen Canada
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5.6 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author
ASHLEY LITTLE received a BFA in Creative Writing and Film Studies from the University of Victoria and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Her book The New Normal won the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, and Anatomy of a Girl Gang won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and has been optioned for television. Confessions of a Teenage Leper is Ashley's fifth novel. Ashley lives in British Columbia with her partner, their daughter, and her toy poodle, Huxley.
One of Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Book Covers of 2018
On OLA's Forest of Reading Teen Committee Summer 2019 Reading List
One of CCBC'S Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2019)

PRAISE FOR Confessions of a Teenage Leper

"Ashley Little has combined an uncommon aspect of modern-day medicine with the common challenge for teens of realizing what is truly of value in life." --Resource Links

"Little handles [Abby's journey] with a realistic candour and narrative ease, skilfully rendering Abby at every stage of her journey." --Quill & Quire

"The novel will provide teen readers with meaningful questions about the true meaning of beauty." --CM Magazine

"Ashley Little gives us a protagonist who is far from perfect, but sheds light on one's ability to learn acceptance no matter what their past." --Canadian Children's Book News