~Wintergirls~

~Laurie Halse Anderson~

What is a Wintergirl?

In the book Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson, Lia struggles with her best friends death. "maybe if I had answered the phone she'd still be here" 37 times. Cassie called 37 times. "body found in motel room alone" She blamed it all on herself. She was "stupid|ugly|fat" Everyday constant low comments she made to herself. She was worthless. Fat. Current weight; 92 Goal; ...She never made one. Because once she reached one goal she had to be skinnier. What happens to Lia? What was Cassie trying to tell her? Is Lia a Wintergirl?
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