Don't fail me now
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Published:
[New York] : Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
273 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
950L
Status:
Glencliff High - Teen Fiction has 2
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Description
From the author of Like No Other , the novel Entertainment Weekly acalls "One of the most poignant and star-crossed love stories since The Fault in Our Stars "-aWhat if the last hope to save your family is the person who broke it up to begin with? "Fans of John Green, Rainbow Rowell, and Sharon Flake will find much to love in ( Don't Fail Me Now )."a -- School Library Journal a Michelle and her little siblings Cass and Denny are African-American and living on the poverty line in urban Baltimore, struggling to keep it together with their mom in jail and only Michelle's part-time job at the Taco Bell to sustain them. a Leah and her stepbrother Tim are white and middle class from suburban Maryland, with few worries beyond winning lacrosse games and getting college applications in on time. a Michelle and Leah only have one thing in common - Buck Devereaux, the biological father who abandoned them when they were little. a After news trickles back to them that Buck is dying, they make the uneasy decision to drive across country to his hospice in California. Leah hopes for closure; Michelle just wants to give him a piece of her mind. a Five people in a failing, old station wagon, living off free samples at food courts across America, and the most pressing question on Michelle's mind is- Who will break down first--herself or the car? All the signs tell her they won't make it. But Michelle has heard that her whole life, and it's never stopped her before.... a Una LaMarche triumphs once again with this rare and compassionate look at how racial and social privilegeaaffects one family in crisis in both subtle and astonishing ways.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781595148179, 1595148175
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.7, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
950

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Description
Interracial half-siblings come together for the first time and embark on a cross-country road trip to confront their absentee father before he dies.
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APA Citation (style guide)

LaMarche, U. (2015). Don't fail me now. [New York]: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

LaMarche, Una. 2015. Don't Fail Me Now. [New York]: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

LaMarche, Una, Don't Fail Me Now. [New York]: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

LaMarche, Una. Don't Fail Me Now. [New York]: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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