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Jane, the Fox, and Me H l ne has been inexplicably ostracized by the girls who were once her friends Her school life is full of whispers and lies H l ne weighsshe smells like BO Her loving mother is too tired to be any help Fortunately, H l ne has one consolation, Charlotte Bronte s Jane Eyre H l ne identifies strongly with Jane s tribulations, and when she is lost in the pages of this wonderful book, she is able to ignore her tormentors But when H l ne is humiliated on a class trip in front of her entire grade, she needs than a fictional character to allow her to see herself as a person deserving of laughter and friendshipLeaving the outcasts tent one night, H l ne encounters a fox, a beautiful creature with whom she shares a moment of connection But when Suzanne Lipsky frightens the fox away, insisting that it must be rabid, H l ne s despair becomes even pronounced now she believes that only a diseased and dangerous creature would ever voluntarily approach her But then a new girl joins the outcasts circle, G raldine, who does not even appear to notice that she is in danger of becoming an outcast herself And before long H l ne realizes that the less time she spends worrying about what the other girls say is wrong with her, the able she is to believe that there is nothing wrong at allThis emotionally honest and visually stunning graphic novel reveals the casual brutality of which children are capable, but also assures readers that redemption can be found through connecting with another, whether the other is a friend, a fictional character or even, amazingly, a fox

About the Author: Fanny Britt

Fanny Britt is a Quebec playwright, author and translator She has written a dozen plays among them Honey Pie, H tel Pacifique and Bienveillance and translatedthan fifteen She has also written and translated several other works of literature Jane, the Fox and Me is her first graphic novel.

10 thoughts on “Jane, the Fox, and Me

  1. Chelsea (chelseadolling reads) Chelsea (chelseadolling reads) says:

    Wow, this hit 12 year old Chelsea right in the feels My heart.TW bullying, fatphobia

  2. Jen Jen says:

    Not enough fox Ahonest title Me reading Jane and briefly meeting a fox.Past that, not a bad book.

  3. Hilary Hilary says:

    These illustrations are amazing, I love them, this artist is so skillful at capturing body language and expressions Some lovely images of trees and hands made to look so effortless Brilliant Helene is bullied at school and receives abusive comments about her weight, she seeks comfort and escapism in reading, in particular Jane Eyre.I found the storyline lacking, I gathered this was

  4. Idarah Idarah says:

    No one likes to use the B word, and when it is used, what comes to mind are characters like the teenage bully in Junior s sixth grade class in the film Problem Child 2 You rememberthe one who likes picking his nose and employing the art of spitball archery The irony is that often times, bullies are not unkempt misfits, or the posh, popular kids of the Mean Girls trio Most of the time

  5. Diane Diane says:

    If you like the book Jane Eyre, you will probably like this beautiful graphic novel Jane, the Fox and Me is the story of Helene, a young girl who is shy and lonely and is being bullied by a group of mean girls at school They make fun of her weight and taunt her about not having any friends Helene s one source of comfort is reading the book Jane Eyre, which she carries with her every da

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  7. Calista Calista says:

    I enjoy the parts of Jane Eyre that are used in this story It works well with what the character is going through in the story She feels fat, she is not but she is teased that she is, and she feels plain and unnoticed Kids at school make fun of her She has to go to summer camp It is pretty lonely and tough, but she does end up meeting someone there toward the end that becomes a friend and

  8. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    I have been having a hard time deciding what to think about this book Part of it is that various Goodreads friends whose views and reviewsI respect very much seem to differ on it It s complex, and I could be talked up from my current view rating, but for now I ll say This is a bully book by an accomplished Quebec playwright Fanny Britt 12 plays , illustrated by also accomplished Quebec artis

  9. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    Jane, the fox and Me tells the story of an outcast, socially awkward girl who doesn t seem to belong anywhere All of that changes when she encounters a mysterious fox and she enters a world of creativity and friendship With stunning graphic novel illustrations, an imaginative plot and references to Jane Eyre, this book is certainly one worth reading Jane, the fox and Me tells the story of an

  10. Lata Lata says:

    This book reminds me of one particularly horrible year of school A year filled with constant bullying, inexplicable ostracism from formerly good friends, and loneliness And a year spent reading and rereading Jane Eyre And rereading Jane Eyre So, this book hit pretty hard, with its stunning illustrations I could feel the girl s loneliness and sadness so well through the text and images.

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