Twisted - by Laurie Halse Anderson (Paperback)
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About the BookIn her latest "New York Times" bestseller, Anderson tackles a controversial subject--what it means to be a man today--as a string of events and changes has high school senior Tyler Miller questioning his place in school, in his family, and in the world.
Book SynopsisFrom New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson
High school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the background. But since he got busted for doing graffiti on the school, and spent the summer doing outdoor work to pay for it, he stands out like you wouldn't believe. His new physique attracts the attention of queen bee Bethany Milbury, who just so happens to be his father's boss's daughter, the sister of his biggest enemy, and Tyler's secret crush. And that sets off a string of events and changes that have Tyler questioning his place in school, in his family, and in the world. "Poignant and gripping." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Once again, Anderson's taut, confident writing will cause this story to linger long after the books is set down." --SLJ A New York Times Bestseller
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
"...a chillingly accurate portrayal of the high-school social scene, in which morals, perceptions and conceptions of truth are continually...challenged." --Publishers Weekly "Anderson...stretches her wings by offering...a male protagonist... one of the most poignant and gripping scenes in young-adult literature."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
About the AuthorLaurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O'Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 12 Years
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Sub-Genre: Boys & Men
Publisher: Penguin Books
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
Street Date: May 15, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-2086
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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