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The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy

Title

The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy

Authors

Maria Jaskulka

Publisher

Sky Pony Press

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781510715349

Pages

272 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel in verse

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Forgotten Girl is going through the most difficult time of her life-- the breakup of her parents, and her mom's resulting depression. She meets Random Boy, a hot guy who, like her, feels like an outcast and secretly writes poetry to deal with everything going on in his life. They come from opposite sides of the tracks, yet they find understanding in each other when they lay bare their life stories through the poetry they write and share with each other.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; Single parent; divorced parents; single mother

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Poetry
Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader

Keywords

teenagers; poetry; depression; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy

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