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A Trick of the Light

Title

A Trick of the Light

Authors

Lois Metzger

Publisher

Balzer + Bray

Pages

196 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780062133083

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Separation; separated parents

Annotation

Fifteen-year-old Mike desperately attempts to take control as his parents separate and his life falls apart.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

separated parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014; YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014

Keywords

high school; stop motion animation; anorexia; hospital; weightloss; running; eating disorders; mirror

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

A Trick of the Light

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