Paper covers rock
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Published:
New York : Delacorte Press, c2011.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
183 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
920L
Status:
Antioch High - Teen Fiction
F HUB
Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction
F HUB
Hillwood High - Teen Fiction
REAL F HOB
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
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Bellevue Middle - Teen Fiction
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Hillwood High - Teen Fiction
REAL F HOB
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Overton High - Teen Fiction
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385740555 (hc : alk. paper), 9780375989544 (glb : alk. paper), 9780375899423 (e-book : alk. paper)
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 5.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
920

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Description
In 1982 Buncombe County, North Carolina, sixteen-year-old Alex Stromm writes of the aftermath of the accidental drowning of a friend, as his English teacher reaches out to him while he and a fellow boarding school student try to cover things up.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hubbard, J. (2011). Paper covers rock. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hubbard, Jenny. 2011. Paper Covers Rock. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hubbard, Jenny, Paper Covers Rock. New York: Delacorte Press, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hubbard, Jenny. Paper Covers Rock. New York: Delacorte Press, 2011. Print.

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