Title Profile & Character Information

It's Kind of a Funny Story

Annotation
The author of "Be More Chill" takes a poignant look at teenage depression in this remarkably moving and authentic picture of the physicality, the despair, and even the hilarity of depression. Hyperion Books for Children/Miramax Books

Characters
NameGilner, Craig
GenderMale
OccupationStudent
TraitDepressed

GenreComing of age
Young adult fiction
Psychological
TopicsDepression
High school students
Teenage boys
Drug use
Drugs
Suicide attempts
Psychiatric hospitals
Psychiatric patients
Eating disorders
Artists
Self-discovery
Falling in love
SettingNew York City