Freaks Like Us

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A&C Black, Dec 20, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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'You're just a freak. You're just a stupid freak. Freaks don't
speak. Freaks shouldn't speak. Don't talk out of your head or the
swirly clouds will eat you because sometimes clouds have teeth'

Jason's best friend, Sunshine, has vanished. If only Jason could push through all the voices in his head, he'd know what happened; he'd tell everyone; he'd find her. But then people don't always listen to kids like Jason . . .

A funny and compelling thriller about a boy on the edge of mainstream society.

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User Review  - AmberFIB - LibraryThing

Freaks Like Us is a unique bildungsroman written from the first person POV of a schizophrenic boy named Jason. Vaught allows the reader a glimpse into a schizophrenic's mind as the medication slowly ... Read full review

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User Review  - AngelaFristoe - LibraryThing

I was really impressed with Freaks Like Us. I wasn't really sure what I was expecting, but Vaught surprised me with her honest portrayal of not just schizophrenia, but also the way society treats kids ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Susan Vaught is the author of the highly acclaimed novels Trigger, My Big Fat Manifesto, Going Underground, as well as Oathbreaker, which she co-authored with her son, JB Redmond. She is also a practicing psychologist and lives with her family and many rescued animals in Kentucky, USA.