Crying laughing
Rubin, Lance, 1981- author.

Crying laughing

Rubin, Lance, 1981- author.


Physical Description
325 pages : 22 cm

Winnie Friedman has been waiting for the world to catch on to what she already knows: she's hilarious. It might be a long wait, though. After bombing a stand-up set at her own bat mitzvah, Winnie has kept her jokes to herself. Well, to herself and her dad, a former comedian and her inspiration. Then, on the second day of tenth grade, the funniest guy in school actually laughs at a comment she makes in the lunch line and asks her to join the improv troupe. Maybe he's even . . . flirting? Just when Winnie's ready to say yes to comedy again, her father reveals that he's been diagnosed with ALS. That is . . . not funny. Her dad's still making jokes, though, which feels like a good thing. And Winnie's prepared to be his straight man if that's what he wants. But is it what he needs? Caught up in a spiral of epically bad dates, bad news, and bad performances, Winnie's struggling to see the humor in it all. But finding a way to laugh is exactly what will see her through.

Subject Term
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Chronically ill -- Family relationships -- Juvenile fiction.
High school students -- Juvenile fiction.
Comedians -- Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Coming of age -- Fiction.

Young adult fiction.


Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

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BookTEEN RUBIN32530608689798Teen Collection