Suddenly, Elvin's hurled into a whole new social scene, where relationships -- the "right relationships -- are the name of the game.
Leave it to Elvin to fall hard for exactly the wrong kind of girl -- the kind of girl who is definitely "not a part of any guy's cool plan. And that's just the beginning of his problems. Because what happens when everything that used to be so simple -- like friendship--changes?
With an appetite that forces him to shop at the Big and Tall, a mother who still talks to her long-dead husband, and a nasty case of hemorrhoids, is becoming cool something that someone like Elvin can even pull off?
In this second book about Elvin, Chries Lynch has written the love story to end all love stories -- and a multilayered look at the hysterical trials and tribulations of one guy's introductions to Young Adulthood.The entire cast of Slot Machine is back: good-looking, popular Frankie; dependable Mikie; the ominous Senior Boys; and the sarcastic and loving Mrs. Bishop. This time, though, there are girls on the scene, and Elvin, who can keep on laughing when faced with an embarrassing mother, a menacing bully, ownership of the ugliest
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|author||Lynch, Chris, 1962-|
|available_at_school||Croft Middle, John Early Middle, Madison Middle|
|detailed_location_school||Croft Middle - Teen Fiction, John Early Middle - Teen Fiction, Madison Middle - Teen Fiction|
|display_description||As he enters high school, fourteen-year-old Elvin continues to deal with his weight problem as he tries to find his place among his peers.|
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|record_details||ils:CARL0000529611|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|HarperCollinsPublishers,|c1999.|230 p. ; 22 cm.|
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|subject_facet||High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Weight control -- Fiction|
|title_full||Extreme Elvin / Chris Lynch|
|topic_facet||Fiction, High schools, Schools, Self-acceptance, Weight control|