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Covington Branch YA ALBER B (Text) 33126020232959 YA Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 0062348671 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780062348678 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 303 pages ; 22 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of ... Read More

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William C. Morris Award, 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier ... Read More
Awards Note:
William C. Morris Award, 2016.
Subject: Schools Fiction
High schools Fiction
Pen pals Fiction
Friendship Fiction
Extortion Fiction
Gays Fiction
Secrecy Fiction

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2015 January

    Gr 8 Up—Simon Speir, high school junior, walks away from his computer at school for just a moment, and that is when his biggest secret is discovered. He has been emailing a boy in his grade anonymously ever since a poetic waxing on his high school's gossip Tumblr caught his eye, and now Martin Addison has taken a screenshot and has a powerful way to blackmail Simon into getting his friend, Abby, to date him. Although it is filled with trendy pop-culture and digital-age references (Tumblr, Justin Beiber, The Bachelor, etc.) that may not stand the test of time, the message will resonate. Rife with realistic, high school relationships and drama, with a laugh or two at every turn, this is a coming-of-age, coming-out, and defying-the-odds story with which many teens will identify. With a very tidy, feel-good ending, the book will appeal to readers who enjoyed Tim Federle's Better Nate Than Ever (2013) and Five, Six, Seve, Nate! (2014, both S. & S.) and will find a familiar, slightly more mature home with Simon.—Brittany Staszak, St. Charles Public Library, IL

    [Page 105]. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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