Craig Gilner is a clinically depressed 15 year old who’s struggling at his acclaimed private school, Executive Pre-Professional High School. He starts to feel like he isn’t worth anything and not smart enough when he keeps getting 93’s on tests and when his best friend, Aaron gets Craig’s crush, Nina, to go out with him. 236 more words
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From Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind of a Funny Story.
This story follows young Craig as he battles the pressure of perfection, expectations, and desire in the crazed world that is modern New York City. 557 more words
These are written in no particular order or ranking, just some novels that I thoroughly enjoyed this year and wanted to share. They’re all special in their own way so I couldn’t choose a winner. 379 more words
“I don’t know how I can be so ambitious and so lazy at the same time.”
“It’s Kind of a Funny Story” by Ned Vizzini is a book that illustrates the 5-day journey of 15 year-old Craig Gilner’s stay in a mental hospital.426 more words