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Nothing Hurts But My Heart

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Lisa Conklin is sure that this is a nightmare. An important gymnastics meet is only a few weeks away, and now there is something wrong with her back. The doctors are saying it's scoliosis and that Lisa might have to give up competing. But nothing hurts, Lisa tells herself.
Paperback, 109 pages
Published December 31st 1995 by Pages Publishing Group (first published December 1st 1987)
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Nicola
Feb 13, 2011 Nicola rated it did not like it
Classic bait and switch: an author wants to write a book about a certain subject (X), but realizes that few people will buy a book about X, so s/he pretends the book is about a much more popular subject, Y.

Nothing Hurts But My Heart is a book about scoliosis, but it's pretending to be a book about gymnastics. As a book about scoliosis, it's servicable enough: author insert Lisa is a 13-year-old diagnosed with scoliosis, who has to wear a back brace, but learns that it doesn't have to ruin her li
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Laina SpareTime
Aug 29, 2009 Laina SpareTime rated it liked it
Shelves: own
(That 3 is pretty generous, though, let's be honest.)

Oddly enough, this one was actually better than the last one. The writing was still not amazing. It was third person, but it switched to first person "thoughts" too much, which was jarring. The language is pretty dated and I imagine the subject matter is, too. They've probably made a lot of advances in treatments in the 20-28 years since this was published. Read the rest on my blog.
Annie
May 18, 2011 Annie rated it really liked it
I absolutely loved this book! I haven't read it in awhile and I plan to go back and re-read it sometime soon but back when I first read it, I loved it. It was emotional and cute. I recommended it if you want a quick read.
Makaila Huffman
Oct 27, 2012 Makaila Huffman rated it it was amazing
I lov this book :) Its my favorite book but I wish they made more books tht added on to this one :/ but I rate it *****
Sally
Dec 06, 2009 Sally rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, owned
I remember reading this book and loving it! Then I lent it to my teacher or somebody (because her son had scoliosis) and she never gave it back!
Lisa Asanuma
Oct 19, 2009 Lisa Asanuma rated it really liked it
Loved this book as a kid. Hardly remember a single detail beyond the cover blurb, but I loved, loved, loved it.

Didn't even remember the girl's name was Lisa. Funny.
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