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Delacorte Press

Paper Covers Rock

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Title: Paper Covers Rock
Author: Hubbard, Jenny
ISBN: 9780385740555
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Published: 2011
Binding: Book
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
Clean, unmarked copy with some edge wear. Good binding. Dust jacket included if issued with one. We ship in recyclable American-made mailers. 100% money-back guarantee on all orders.

Juvenile Fiction 1402823

Publisher Description:
Michael L. Printz Honor Award-winning author of "And We Stay"Jenny Hubbard s powerful debut novel.
One of the best young adult books I ve read in years. PAT CONROY
"Paper Covers Rock" is dazzling in its intensity and intelligence, spell-binding in its terrible beauty. KATHI APPELT, author of the Newbery Honor Book The Underneath
Sixteen-year-old Alex has just begun his junior year at a boys boarding school when he fails to save a friend from drowning in a river on campus. Afraid to reveal the whole truth, Alex and Glenn, who was also involved, decide to lie. But the boys weren t the only ones at the river that day . . . and they soon learn that every decision has a consequence.
A William C. Morris Debut Award Finalist
A "Booklist "Editors Choice
A "Horn Book" Fanfare
A "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year
A "Publishers Weekly" Flying Start Author
A "Booklist "Top 10 First Novel for Youth
An ABC Top 10 New Voices Selection
* The poignant first-person narration is a deftly woven mixture of confessional entries, class assignments, poems, and letters. . . . [A] tense dictation of secrets, lies, manipulation, and the ambiguity of honor. "The Horn Book Magazine," Starred
* "In the tradition of John Knowles s "A Separate Peace." . . . A powerful, ambitious debut. "Publishers Weekly," Starred
* "Those who are looking for something to ponder will enjoy this compelling read. School Library Journal," Starred
* This novel introduces Hubbard as a bright light to watch on the YA literary scene. "Booklist," Starred"