From National Book Award nominee Laura McNeal comes a gripping . At least Clara still has Hambone, her loyal dog. And her crush on Amos McKenzie, of course.
From National Book Award nominee Laura McNeal comes a gripping, tautly-told novel that is at once hopeful and harrowing. Sixteen-year-old Lana Morris wishes her life were different, that she were somewhere else, someone else. Amos McKenzie doesn't much like home these days.
McNeal and McNeal know how teenagers think and this fact comes through with their writing. The characters aren't your typical teenage stereotypes, and it helps seeing them from different points of view, a technique the writers have incorporated in all three of their novels. First love, physics reports and all of high schools other uncertainties are presented fully and truthfully.
Laura McNeal is a freelance journalist and former English teacher. She is married to the author Tom McNeal and they live in Southern California. Some of her books include Dark Water, The Incident on the Bridge, and The Practice House. Tom McNeal is the critically acclaimed author of many short stories and the novel Goodnight, Nebraska, winner of the 1999 James A. Michener Memorial Prize. He holds an MA in creative writing from UC Irvine and was a Stegner.
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Laura McNeal received a master's degree in fiction writing from Syracuse University. She taught middle school and high school English before becoming a novelist and journalist. She has written several books with her husband Tom McNeal including Crooked, winner of the California Book Award for Juvenile Literature; Zipped, winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children's Literature; Crushed; and The Decoding of Lana Morris. Dark Water is her first solo title and was a finalist for the National Book Award
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My book is Crushed by Laura and Tom McNeal. When Audrey Reed and her nerdy group of friends are new to Jeminson High School. They previously went to a private school.
Clyde, a quiet and thoughtful classmate with a crush on Audrey, discovers that Wickham has secrets of his own. When he tells Audrey about Wickham's past, she assumes Clyde is the yellow journalist
Clyde, a quiet and thoughtful classmate with a crush on Audrey, discovers that Wickham has secrets of his own. When he tells Audrey about Wickham's past, she assumes Clyde is the yellow journalist. Unfortunately, Wickham isn't the only person in Audrey's life with secrets; her father's fledgling-and failing-business eventually results in their home being repossessed.
By Laura McNeal and Tom McNeal. From National Book Award-nominated authors Laura and Tom McNeal. Audrey and her two best friends have just transferred to Jemison High from their tiny private school. By Laura McNeal and Tom McNeal. Category: Teen & Young Adult Fiction Teen & Young Adult Social Issues Teen & Young Adult Romance. They’re a nerdy little trio, so everyone is shocked when the handsome new guy, Wickham Hill, asks Audrey out. Audrey is so smitten that she doesn’t pay much attention to The Yellow Paper, a vicious underground school newspape. ntil it threatens to tell a tale that could change everything.
From National Book Award-nominated authors Laura and Tom McNeal. They're a nerdy little trio, so everyone is shocked when the handsome new guy, Wickham Hill, asks Audrey out.