Love and other perishable items [electronic resource]. Laura Buzo.
- ISBN: 9780375986741 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| Love is awkward, as fans of Sarah Dessen and E. Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut."Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?" --Melina Marchetta, Printz Award-winning authorFrom the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It's problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university student, while Amelia, 15, is 15.Amelia isn't stupid. She knows it's not gonna happen. So she plays it cool around Chris--at least, as cool as she can. Working checkout together at the local supermarket, they strike up a friendship: swapping life stories, bantering about everything from classic books to B movies, and cataloging the many injustices of growing up. As time goes on, Amelia's crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2464 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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