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It's Kind of A Funny Story

Vizzini, Ned, 1981- (Book - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
It's Kind of A Funny Story


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A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.
Authors: Vizzini, Ned, 1981-
Statement of Responsibility: Ned Vizzini
Title: It's kind of a funny story
Publisher: New York :, Miramax Books/Hyperion Books For Children,, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 444 p. ;,21 cm.
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R.I.P. Ned Vizzini April 4, 1981-December 19,2013

So sad to hear the author lost HS battle with depression

Report This Nov 29, 2013
  • FirePit rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

AWESOME book no doubt about that!!

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  • jlim_lee rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was really honest and heartfelt, taking up realistic situations. Despite that it can be somehow tragic and sorrowful, it is also humorous as the characters are so quirky and somehow clever. One of the things I really loved about this book was that Ned Vizzini didn't just take stereotypes of people who may be depressed but made something unique and special from real kids these days. Inspiring.

Report This Aug 20, 2013
  • mvd22 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Its such a great book! i loved it! I would recommend this to anyone. (:

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  • JINGNA_1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

In my own opinion, i don't think it is funny....

Report This Jun 09, 2013
  • Blue_Frog_43 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book made me laugh, cry, reconsider my views on people with mental illness and I really enjoyed it. It reminded me of books by John Green and Sara Zarr as well as Perks of Being a Wallflower. The book is very different from the movie and while I enjoyed both I much perfer the book

Report This Feb 26, 2013
  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Good book. It shows that to get to the top, sometimes you have to get to the bottom first. I think it is great for teens and adults, but it isn't my favourite book.

Report This Feb 13, 2013
  • Mary_Poppins rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the best books I've ever read!

Report This Dec 25, 2012
  • rnlowe rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was incredible! I suffer from depression and the main character in this book does too. He spends five days in a psych ward and it helps him immensely. Ned Vizzini paints an accurate picture of what it is like to live with depression. It is inspiring

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  • FirePit rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

FirePit thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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  • Sounddrive rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sounddrive thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Sexual refernces, but they aren't thouroughly explained. Some sexual situations, but they are very minor.

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  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Swearing throughout.

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  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: The whole book can be kind of depressing. In the institute, soem people tried to commite suicide, and that is why they are in the hospital.

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  • bookgeek101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Violence: In the hospital, some people will fight with others.

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  • Sounddrive rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"It'll come to ya!"

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  • Ambiii rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

'Do you like music?' 'Do you like breating?'

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