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SOLVED: Children's/YA > YA 3 English Students/ one dates crazy teacher [s]

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Lookingforabookname | 4 comments Published before 2008. Revolves around 3 male High school students in English/British Country. One dates a slightly overweight girl, one dates a teacher who is very forward and forces him to do things he isn't comfortable with and when he tries to break it off she slits her wrist and gets hospitalized. I don't remember about the third guy.

The title of the book is also a British slang term, I think for something like homeless or directionless young people.

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Andria (airdna) | 2501 comments Mod
Doing It by Melvin Burgess? Three boys, one has an affair with the teacher that ends as you describe.

Lookingforabookname | 4 comments Thats it! Thank you very much.

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Yue | 136 comments There is also a TV series based on this book, in case you are interested.... It was called 'Life as We Know It' (the overweight girl was played by Kelly Osbourne)

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