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How It Feels to Float

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen battles mental illness in unforgettable, hopeful story.

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This brutally honest story of mental illness is beautifully written and deeply moving. It doesn't spare readers, though -- they're with Biz during the terror of panic attacks and the disorientation of hallucinations. How It Feels to Float Away is just as much a story of hope and power of love and friendship.

While some teens might question how much they could have in common with a girl battling a serious mental illness, any reader who's ever experienced grief, felt betrayed by a friend, or begun to have questions about their sexuality will be able to relate to Biz and her struggles.

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