Stuck in the Middle

Stuck in the Middle

Seventeen Comics From An Unpleasant Age

Book - 2007
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A very unscientific poll recently revealed that 99.9% of all people who attended middle school hated it. Fortunately, some of those people have grown up to be clever and talented comic artists, with an important message to share: Everyone can survive middle school

Edited by underground comics icon Ariel Schrag, this anthology of illustrated tales about the agonies and triumphs of seventh and eight grade features some of America's leading graphic novelists, including Daniel Clowes, Joe Matt, Lauren Weinstein, and Ariel herself. With a sense of humor as refreshing as it is bitingly honest, seventeen artists share their stories of first love, bullying, zits, and all the things that make middle school the worst years of our lives.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007.
ISBN: 9780670062218
0670062219
Characteristics: 210 p. :,chiefly ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schrag, Ariel

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holyscrap Mar 19, 2014

holyscrap thinks this title is suitable for 99 years and over

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edu_dorothy
Mar 16, 2014

edu_dorothy thinks this title is suitable for 99 years and over

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mclarjh
Jul 02, 2016

Uneven collection of coming of age stories. Some okay for adults, but mostly for teenagers.

holyscrap Mar 19, 2014

This "book" for lack of a better word, is NOT appropriate for children or teenagers. It should be on adult shelves only, if it even warrants taking up the space there. The language and grotesque sexual references disguised as being appropriate for children by badly drawn comics is something that should be guarded from the eyes of children.

-former Children's Library Assistant

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edu_dorothy
Mar 16, 2014

The language in this book is grotesque and disgusting. Horrible simulated conversations that, IMHO, are not suitable for any age, not even adults! I am going to talk with the librarians to take this book out of the shelves of this County Library.

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DavidB
Aug 09, 2008

The variety of art styles and stories make this a great read. If you've ever suffered in high school and used art as your refuse, this is a must read. Especially for anyone who suffered through high school, which is just about everyone.

You'll laugh and cry

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