Its Kind of a Funny Story

Written by: Ned Vinnizini

Written by: Ned vinzzini
Published: 2006 (hyperion)

ISNBN:9780786851966

Genre: Young- adult, Comedy

Grades: 9 and up

Movie review:

Movie: Its Kinda of a Funny Story

Rating of movie: 7.2/10

Awards:

  • 2007 Best Book for Young Adults
  • Nominated as black reel: Black Reel Awards
  • Nominated Artios: Casting Society of America, USA




Review: This is book is about a teenager named Craig, that lives New York City. His goal is to get in a good high school and the right college. But when he goes to a Pre- Professional High school and the pressure get him and he stops eating and starts thinking of killing himself.



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Further Explanations:




The New York Times Review: "It's Kind of a Funny Story" may seem like an odd title for a book with such weighty themes as adolescent depression and "suicidal ideation," until you recall the last time you burst out laughing at a solemn or inappropriate moment. Laughter is one way to cope with pressure, and that's what Ned Vizzini's insightful and utterly authentic new novel is all about — the insidious kind of pressure teenagers face in a success-oriented society that values product over process, scores over scholarship and extracurriculars over extra innings.

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