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The closest I've come

Author: Fred Aceves
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Marcos Rivas yearns for love, a working cell phone, and maybe a pair of sneakers that aren't falling apart. But more than anything, Marcos wants to get out of Maesta, his hood, away from his indifferent mom and her abusive boyfriend--which seems impossible. When Marcos is placed in a new after-school program, he meets Zach and Amy, whose friendship inspires Marcos to open up to his Maesta crew, too, and starts to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Coming of age fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Aceves
ISBN: 9780062488534 0062488538
OCLC Number: 968772610
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 310 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Closest I have come
Responsibility: Fred Aceves.

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A talented debut author presents a raw and funny novel that is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming, with a story about traversing real and imagined boundaries, about discovering new things in the  Read more...

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"Aceves has written a remarkable debut novel....[E]very reader will enjoy Aceves's deft handling of this coming-of-age journey. The Closest I've Come will be a welcome addition to the growing cannon Read more...

 
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