Sweethearts (Paperback)

By Zarr

Little, Brown Young Readers, 9780316014564, 217pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2009

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Description

As children, Jennifer Harris and Cameron Quick were both social outcasts. They were also one another's only friend. So when Cameron disappears without warning, Jennifer thinks she's lost the only person who will ever understand her. Now in high school, Jennifer has been transformed. Known as Jenna, she's popular, happy, and dating, everything "Jennifer" couldn't be---but she still can't shake the memory of her long-lost friend.

When Cameron suddenly reappears, they are both confronted with memories of their shared past and the drastically different paths their lives have taken.

From the National Book Award nominated author of Story of a Girl, Sweethearts is a story about the power of memory, the bond of friendship, and the quiet resilience of our childhood hearts.



About the Author

Sara Zarr was raised in San Francisco, California. She is the author of "How to Save a Life," "What We Lost," "Sweethearts," and the National Book Award finalist "Story of a Girl." She is also the coauthor of "Roomies," with Tara Altebrando.


Praise For Sweethearts

"[Zarr is a] master of show-not-tell....[a] subtle, beautifully-written novel."
-(starred review)

"Zarr's writing is remarkable."
-(starred review)

"Engrossing."
-(starred review)

"Haunting and ultimately hopeful....A convincing, fire person narrative voice....Zarr transfixes teen readers with enticing explorations of identity and enduring love."

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