Weightless : a novel
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Published:
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Edition.
Physical Desc:
326 pages ; 21 cm
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 13
Lexile measure:
1040L
Status:
McGavock High - Teen Fiction
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Description

When Carolyn Lessing moves from New Jersey to Alabama with her mother, she rattles the status quo of the juniors at Adams High. Gorgeous, stylish, a great student and gifted athlete without a mean girl bone in her body Carolyn is gobbled up right away by the school's cliques. She even begins dating a senior, Shane, whose on again/off again girlfriend Brooke becomes Carolyn's bitter romantic rival. When a make-out video of Carolyn and Shane makes the rounds, Carolyn goes from golden girl toslut in an instant, with Brooke and her best friend responsible for the campaign. Carolyn is hounded and focused on, and becomes more and more private. Questions about her family and her habits torture her. But a violent confrontation with Shane and Brooke in the student parking lot is the last attack Carolyn can take. A novel to drop us all back into the intensity of our high school years, WEIGHTLESS is a startling and assured debut.

Sarah Bannan's deft use of the first person plural gives Weightless an emotional intensity and remarkable power that will send you flying through the pages and leave you reeling.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250078988 (trade paperback), 9781250050922 (hardcover)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.4, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
1040

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Description
"When Carolyn Lessing moves from New Jersey to Alabama with her mother, she rattles the status quo of the juniors at Adams High. Gorgeous, stylish, a great student and gifted athlete without a mean girl bone in her body Carolyn is gobbled up right away by the school's cliques. She even begins dating a senior, Shane, whose on again/off again girlfriend Brooke becomes Carolyn's bitter romantic rival. When a make-out video of Carolyn and Shane makes the rounds, Carolyn goes from golden girl to slut in an instant, with Brooke and her best friend responsible for the campaign. Carolyn is hounded and focused on, and becomes more and more private. Questions about her family and her habits torture her. But a violent confrontation with Shane and Brooke in the student parking lot is the last attack Carolyn can take. A novel to drop us all back into the intensity of our high school years, WEIGHTLESS is a startling and assured debut. Sarah Bannan's deft use of the first person plural gives Weightless an emotional intensity and remarkable power that will send you flying through the pages and leave you reeling"--,Provided by publisher.
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"When 15-year-old Carolyn moves from New Jersey to Alabama with her mother, she rattles the status quo of the junior class at Adams High School. A good student and natural athlete, she's immediately welcomed by the school's cliques. She's even nominated to the homecoming court and begins dating a senior, Shane, whose on again/off again girlfriend Brooke becomes Carolyn's bitter romantic rival. When a video of Carolyn and Shane making out is sent to everyone, Carolyn goes from golden girl to slut, as Brooke and her best friend Gemma try to restore their popularity. Gossip and bullying hound Carolyn, who becomes increasingly private and isolated. When Shane and Brooke--now back together--confront Carolyn in the student parking lot, injuring her, it's the last attack she can take. Sarah Bannan's deft use of the first person plural gives Weightless an emotional intensity and remarkable power that will send you flying through the pages and leave you reeling"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bannan, S. (2015). Weightless: a novel. First Edition. New York: St. Martin's Griffin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bannan, Sarah, 1978-. 2015. Weightless: A Novel. New York: St. Martin's Griffin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bannan, Sarah, 1978-, Weightless: A Novel. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bannan, Sarah. Weightless: A Novel. First Edition. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 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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