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A Certain October

Johnson, Angela (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
A Certain October


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"Scotty compares herself to tofu: no flavor unless you add something. And it's true that Scotty's friends, Misha and Faclone, and her brother, Keone, make life delicious. But when a terrible accident occurs, Scotty feels responsible for the loss of someone she hardly knew, and the world goes wrong. She cannot tell what is a dream and what is real. Her friends are having a hard time getting through to her and her family is preoccupied with their own trauma. But the prospect of a boy, a dance, and the possibility that everything can fall back into place soon help Scotty realize that she is capable of adding her own flavor to life"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Johnson, Angela, 1961-
Title: A certain October
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers,, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 158 p. ;,20 cm.
Summary: "Scotty compares herself to tofu: no flavor unless you add something. And it's true that Scotty's friends, Misha and Faclone, and her brother, Keone, make life delicious. But when a terrible accident occurs, Scotty feels responsible for the loss of someone she hardly knew, and the world goes wrong. She cannot tell what is a dream and what is real. Her friends are having a hard time getting through to her and her family is preoccupied with their own trauma. But the prospect of a boy, a dance, and the possibility that everything can fall back into place soon help Scotty realize that she is capable of adding her own flavor to life"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 9780689865053
0689865058
9780689870651
0689870655
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"Heart-rending yet hopeful as well as fully, messily real, this novel will please fans of other authors who write emotionally intense, character-driven stories, such as Coe Booth, John Green, or Jacqueline Woodson." Next Reads Teen Scene October 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=554083

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