Ember, Paperback, 9780375825446, 224pp.
Publication Date: May 13, 2003
This is a classic romantic comedy of errors told in alternating chapters by two fresh, funny voices. Wendelin Van Draanen is at her best here with a knockout cast of quirky characters and a hilarious series of misunderstandings and missed opportunities. But underlying the humor are two teens in transition. They are each learning to look beyond the surface of people, both figuring out who they are, who they want to be, and who they want to be "with."
"From the Hardcover edition.
Wendelin Van Draanen is a high school computer science instructor. She lives with her husband and two children in Santa Maria, CA.
“Van Draanen has another winner in this eighth-grade ‘he-said, she-said’ romance.”
–School Library Journal, Starred
“We flipped over this fantastic book.”
–The Chicago Tribune