GutsGraphic Novel - 2019
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Raina has a stomach ache and it just won't go away. She's already dealing with school work, friends, family and her extracurricular activities... So, what's wrong with her stomach? And why won't it stop hurting?
Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. It s... Read More »
IndyPL_KathleenL Nov 12, 2019
Raina Telgemeier does it again with Guts, based off of her experience dealing with anxiety and health issues. This is a story that many kids may need to hear but people don't often talk about.
IndyPL_MaryL Nov 14, 2019
I love all things Raina Telgemeier. She has such a great way of sharing stories. And we could use more books like this for young people, talking about anxiety (and other mental illnesses) in a way that makes it clear it's not something to be ashamed of without being too preachy. I think she finds... Read More »
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violet_gazelle_96 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12
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Guts is another story about Raina which aligns with her previous two books about her life, Smile, and Sisters. Guts follows Raina's life at school, Raina's problems with her fear of vomit, and her anxiety. Raina's stomach problems, and her stomach problems and fear of vomit end up getting her a fear of food, and thinking too much about what she eats and if it could make her sick.
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