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Chasing Brooklyn

by Schroeder, Lisa.

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
Green Tree Public Library Young Adult Fiction YA SCH
Location  Green Tree Public Library
Collection  Young Adult Fiction
Call Number  YA SCH
Moon Township Public Library Young Adult Fiction YA F SCHROEDER
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Young Adult Fiction
Plum Community Library Young Adult Fiction YA FIC SCH
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Young Adult Fiction
Call Number  YA FIC SCH
As teenagers Brooklyn and Nico work to help each other recover from the deaths of Brooklyn's boyfriend--Nico's brother Lucca--and their friend Gabe, the two begin to rediscover their passion for life, and a newly blossoming passion for one another.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "A year after Brooklyn's boyfriend, Lucca, was killed in an automobile accident, Gabe, the boy who was driving the car, commits suicide and, soon thereafter, begins haunting Brooklyn's dreams. At the same time, Lucca starts showing up in the reveries of his older brother, Nico. Both spirits are persistent and demanding, but what is it, exactly, that they want? Readers of this verse novel will figure that out long before Brooklyn and Nico do, but the first-person point of view, which switches back and forth between the two teens, successfully builds suspense and foreboding in this highly readable romance-cum-ghost-story. The text could use fresher imagery (does the sky have to be a canvas, and clouds, cotton balls?), but the plot is well structured and the characters are appealing. Schroeder's I Heart You, You Haunt Me (2009) was a Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult readers, and this one offers promise of being the same.--Cart, Michael Copyright 2009 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Grief -- Fiction.
Teenagers and death -- Fiction.
Death -- Fiction.
Nightmares -- Fiction.
Ghosts -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Novels in verse.
Publisher New York :Simon Pulse,2010
Edition 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed.
Audience 014-up.
Language English
Description 412 pages ; 19 cm
ISBN 9781416991687
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