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The Last True Love Story

Title

The Last True Love Story

Authors

Brendan Kiely

Publisher

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781481429887

Pages

279 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Hendrix and Corrina bust Hendrix's grandfather out of assisted living, and leave LA for New York in pursuit of freedom, truth, and love.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Single parent; Adoption; death of a father; single mother; adoptive parents

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single mother and adoptive parents

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages 14 and Older
Grand Canyon Reader Award, 2019 - 2020
Teen

Keywords

Alzheimer's disease; Ithaca, New York; road trip; love; music; musician; poetry; first kiss; assisted living center; dog

Diversity Impact

direct

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