Fat Boy Chronicles Online Book Study

While reading the award-winning novel The Fat Boy Chronicles, participants will answer online questions and interact with classmates in a search for best practices that help with bullying, cutting, and other issues facing our youth today. During the face-to-face meeting at the end of class, the movie version of the book will be shown. Author/screenwriter Michael Buchanan will lead both the online class and the in-person discussion after the movie screening.


Co-author Stealing First--The Teddy Kremer Story (2016)

Writer for feature documentaries Spiral Bound (2014) and Nature Matters (2016)

Co-author/screenwriter of The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010 book, 2012 movie)

Winner of 2010 Mom's Choice Gold Award, National Parenting Publications Gold Award for Teens and NY Champions of Character Award

Movie Available on DVD at Amazon, itunes, and Netflix.

School Visits Available



$75 for North Georgia RESA member systems

$100 for non - North Georgia RESA members

(Book must be purchased by each participant before class begins - Click here to purchase on Amazon. )

ONLINE DATES: September 16-October 25, 2019

FACE-to-FACE MEETING DATE: November 5, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at North Georgia RESA, 4731 Old Highway 5 South, Ellijay, GA 30540.

Submitting the registration form below will pre-register you for the course. Upon submitting this form, please choose the PayPal method of payment, or mail a money order or cashier's check ONLY to the address below. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO BEGINNING THE COURSE. NO REFUNDS will be given. YOU ARE NOT FULLY REGISTERED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICE. WHEN PAYMENT IS RECEIVED YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL THROUGH CANVAS.

North Georgia RESA
4731 Old Highway 5 South
Ellijay, GA 30540

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