Opposite of Always

Title

Opposite of Always

Publisher

Katherine Tegen Books

Publication Year

2019

ISBN

9780062748379

Pages

457 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After falling for Kate, her unexpected death sends Jack back in time to the moment they first met. He soon learns that his actions have consequences when someone else close to him dies.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Kinship care; Incarceration; Illness; single mother; grandmother raising grandson; father in prison; sickle cell anemia

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black (African American) / Latinx (Puerto Rican) / White

Family Formation

mother and father; single mother; grandmother

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018

Keywords

romance; time travel; time loop; gambling; college; prom; hospitals; cure; coming-of-age; party

Diversity Impact

direct

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