It's Kind of a Funny Story Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Ned Vizzini
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Foreword & Part 1 - Where I'm At

• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Vizzini, Ned. It's Kind of a Funny Story. Hyperion, 2006. Paperback.

• This novel begins with a Foreword written by the author's friend, Rachel Cohn.

• Cohn says that this beloved novel is about a teenager struggling with suicidal ideations.

• Cohn states that it was written by much loved Ned Vizzini, and that he ended up taking his life years after writing it.

• The novel is a road map of what it is like for people who suffer from depression.

• It is told with humor through endearing characters and awkward situations.

• It is more than a book about depression; it is also about hope, strength, and the desire to live.

• Cohn first met Vizzini around the time his first novel was published.

• They shared mutual business colleagues and writing friends, and she...

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