It is a universally acknowledged truth that high school sucks. But on the first day of his senior year, Greg Gaines thinks he's figured it out. The answer to the basic existential question: How is it possible to exist in a place that sucks so bad? His strategy: remain at the periphery at all times. Keep an insanely low profile. Make mediocre films with the one person who is even sort of his friend, Earl. This plan works for exactly eight hours....
2) The Haters
Ilsley Public Library - Green Mountain Book Award - Teen Area 1 available
Teen Fiction Andrews
Ilsley Public Library - Youth Area 1 available
Youth Book on Disc Andrews
A road trip adventure about a trio of jazz-camp escapees who, against every realistic expectation, become a band.
Ilsley Public Library - Youth Fiction 1 available
Youth Fiction Andrews
In a society where a person's size is directly proportional to his or her wealth, littlepoor Warner, thirteen, and Prayer, fifteen, struggle to improve their lot in a world built against them.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
1 videodisc (105 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A uniquely funny and moving story about Greg, a high school senior who avoids deep human relationships as a way to safely navigate the social mine field that is teenage life. In fact, he describes his best friend Earl, with whom he makes short-film parodies of classic movies, as being 'more like a co-worker'. But when Greg's mom insists he spends time with Rachel, a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancer, Greg discovers just how...