Hope and other punchlines

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Publisher:
Delacorte Press,
Pub. Date:
[2019]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG+ - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
780L
Description
The New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things and What to Say Next delivers a poignant and hopeful novel about resilience and reinvention, first love and lifelong friendship, the legacies of loss, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive. "A luminous, lovely story about a girl who builds a future from the ashes of her past." --KATHLEEN GLASGOW, New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Pieces Sometimes looking to the past helps you find your future. Abbi Hope Goldstein is like every other teenager, with a few smallish exceptions: her famous alter ego, Baby Hope, is the subject of internet memes, she has asthma, and sometimes people spontaneously burst into tears when they recognize her. Abbi has lived almost her entire life in the shadow of the terrorist attacks of September 11. On that fateful day, she was captured in what became an iconic photograph: in the picture, Abbi (aka "Baby Hope") wears a birthday crown and grasps a red balloon; just behind her, the South Tower of the World Trade Center is collapsing. Now, fifteen years later, Abbi is desperate for anonymity and decides to spend the summer before her seventeenth birthday incognito as a counselor at Knights Day Camp two towns away. She's psyched for eight weeks in the company of four-year-olds, none of whom have ever heard of Baby Hope. Too bad Noah Stern, whose own world was irrevocably shattered on that terrible day, has a similar summer plan. Noah believes his meeting Baby Hope is fate. Abbi is sure it's a disaster. Soon, though, the two team up to ask difficult questions about the history behind the Baby Hope photo. But is either of them ready to hear the answers?
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9781524766788
9781524766771
Accelerated Reader:
MG+
Level 5.2, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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subject_facetCamps -- Fiction
Fame -- Fiction
Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Fiction
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Juvenile fiction
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Fame
Loss (Psychology)
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001