Beauty pageant winner, homecoming queen - Lara has the world at her feet. Until she gets fat. Despite a strict diet and workout schedule, Lara is soon a nameless, faceless, 200-pound-plus teenage blimp. She's desperate to get her to-die-for body back - and to find an explanantion for her rapid weight gain. When she's diagnosed with a mysterious metabolic disorder that has no known cure, Lara fears she'll spend the rest of her life trapped in a fat suit. Who will stand by her? Her image-conscious family? Her shallow friends? Her handsome boyfirend? Or will she be left alone in the land of the fat girls?
Original title: Life in the Fat Lane
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Weight/image