Another New York Times bestseller from 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... show more
Another New York Times bestseller from 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.
Publish date: May 15th 2008
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, High School
I saw this book at B&N and bought it without knowing anything about it. I didn’t even read the back cover. All I knew was that I liked this author’s other books, so I thought I’d give this one a try. I was not disappointed.After a summer of doing landscaping work, Tyler’s new muscles attract the att...
Anderson delivers a wonderfully crafted book, yet again. I was even more thrilled with this one since the protagonist was a guy. Until now almost every book written from a male perspective has been written by a male author. I was interested to see how this one would tun out. I’m not sure why I ever ...
Review also posted at Ja čitam, a ti? And here I though that my high school sucked, boy. After reading any of YA book that deals with high school students I really can't help but wonder if is it like this in real life - cheerleaders and football players owning the school and stuff. It's sounds surre...
Tyler started his summer by graffiting his High School and now he's dealing with the consequences. He's working with a maintenence crew for his summer, trying hard to do everything that he's expected to do. His dad is a stress case, his work is making him angry with everyone. His mum is retreatin...
I read this in a matter of 2 hours. It was that good.I feel like this is one of those books that everyone should read.The way that Laurie was able to get into a 17 year old boy's head was amazing.I loved the relationship that he had with his sister, and the turmoil life at home was nailed on the hea...