DIVerse Families
 
So Much Closer

Title

So Much Closer

Publisher

Viking

Pages

241 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780670012244

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents; separate homes

Annotation

When Brooke discovers that the love of her life, Scott Abrams, is moving from their New Jersey suburb to New York City for senior year, she decides to follow hime there. Living with her estranged father and adjusting to a whole new school are challenging--and things get even worse when she finds out that Scott already has a girlfriend. But as she learns to navigate the big city, she starts to discover a whole new side of herself, and realizes that sometimes love can find you even when you're not looking for it.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

New York City; love interest; transferring schools; city life

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

So Much Closer

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