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The boy and girl who broke the world

Author: Amy Lynn Reed
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First Simon Pulse hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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In the near future, seniors Lydia and Billy form an unlikely friendship when their high schools are merged, bonding over their Washington town's weird history and their unusual families.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Magic realist fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reed, Amy Lynn.
Boy and girl who broke the world.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2019
(DLC) 2018038757
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Lynn Reed
ISBN: 9781481481762 1481481762
OCLC Number: 1048661253
Description: 449 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amy Reed.

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In the near future, seniors Lydia and Billy form an unlikely friendship when their high schools are merged, bonding over their Washington town's weird history and their unusual families.

Billy Sloat and Lydia Lemon don't have much in common, unless you count growing up on the same (wrong) side of the tracks, the lack of a mother, and a persistent loneliness that has inspired creative coping mechanisms. When their high schools are consolidated, Lydia's cynicism is met with Billy's sincere optimism, and both begin to question their own outlook on life. As the two grow closer and confront truths about their pasts, they must also deal with such inconveniences as a narcissistic rock star, a war between unicorns and dragons, and eventually, of course, the apocalypse.

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