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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Forsyth Central YA Rubin, Lance (Text) 0112522560322 Young Adult New Fiction Available -
Paddison Memorial Branch YA Rubin, Lance (Text) 0112522426996 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 02/17/2020
Reynolda Manor Branch YA Rubin, Lance (Text) 0112521901536 Young Adult Fiction Checked out 02/01/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525644675
  • ISBN: 0525644679
  • Physical Description: print
    336 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]

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General Note: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: The author of Denton Little's Deathdate gives us a tragicomic story of bad dates, bad news, bad performances, and one girl's determination to find the funny in high school. Winnie Friedman has been waiting for the world to catch on to what she already knows: she's hilarious. It might be a long wait, though. After bombing a stand-up set at her own bat mitzvah, Winnie has kept her jokes to herself. Well, to herself and her dad, a former comedian and her inspiration. Then, on the second day of tenth grade, the funniest guy in school actually laughs at a comment she makes in the lunch line and asks her to join the improv troupe. Maybe he's even . . . flirting? Just when Winnie's ready to say yes to comedy again, her father reveals that he's been diagnosed with ALS. That is . . . not funny. Her dad's still making jokes, though, which feels like a good thing. And Winnie's prepared to be his straight man if that's what he wants. But is it what he needs? Caught up in a spiral of epically bad dates, bad news, and bad performances, Winnie's struggling to see the humor in it all. But finding a way to laugh is exactly what will see her through.
Target Audience Note:
HL740L Lexile
Subject: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Fiction
Fathers and daughters Fiction
Families Fiction
High school students Fiction
Comedians Fiction
High schools Fiction
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Novels.
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