Emmy & Oliver

Title

Emmy & Oliver

Authors

Robin Benway

Publisher

HarperTeen

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780062330598

Pages

357 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Since her best friend Oliver was kidnapped ten years ago, Emmy's parents have smothered her with their relentless worry, and when Oliver suddenly reappears in his hometown, he and Emmy struggle to face the messy, confusing consequences of the crime.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL700L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Step parent; Separation; step father; separated parents

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father; mother and step father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Arkansas Teen Book Award, 2017, Honorable Mention, Grades 10-12

Keywords

friendship; kidnapped; growing up; family problems; neighbours; coming-of-age; worry; abduction; smothering parents; surfing

Diversity Impact

direct

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