A fat kid gets introduced into the punk rock life by a manic junkie dream dude and we all learn a lesson about being aware of all the life around us.
#58 on Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
Illinois - Challenged as a suggested summer reading at Alsip Prairie Junior High for being "laced with profanity and other mature content." The district superinendent planned to retain the title along with others.
South Carolina - Removed from the Pickens County middle and high school library shelves for "language, the sexual reference, and drug use… not appropriate for middle-school students."
ALA. "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009." Retrieved on 17 Aug 01 from http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009
Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. ALA. 2014.
Going, K. L. "Fat Kid Rules the World." G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York, 2003.
"Dances and Dames." Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/