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They Both Die at the End

Title

They Both Die at the End

Authors

Adam Silvera

Publisher

HarperTeen

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780062457790

Pages

384 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

870L

Topic

Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Interracial; Homosexuality; Bisexuality; interracial family; interracial relationship; same-sex relationship; gay; gay teenager; bisexual; bisexual teenager

Main Character

male teenagers

Race/Ethnicities

Cuban American / Puerto Rican

Family Formation

single father

LGBTQ+

gay male; bisexual male

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult (Speculative Fiction); Goodreads Choice Award, 2017, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

technology; death; friendship; New York City, New York; foster home; grieving; phone app

Diversity Impact

direct

They Both Die at the End

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