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Everything must go / Jenny Fran Davis.

Davis, Jenny Fran, author. (Author).
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Greenbush Public Library ya DAV (Text) 35500005969330 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250119766
  • ISBN: 1250119766
  • Physical Description: viii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Wednesday Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Falling for a young man who has accepted a job at a hippie Quaker school, Flora leaves her elite prep school to join him, but must make the most of the situation when he fails to show up, in a story told through letters, emails, and news stories.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 September #2
    When Flora meets Elijah, her fashion-forward and feminist photography tutor, she is inspired to leave her Manhattan prep school for Quare, an alternative Quaker boarding school that Elijah attended in upstate New York. When Elijah doesn't return to Quare as planned, Flora is on her own and in culture shock in an eco-obsessed community that fosters open-mindedness and creativity. What seems like a hopeless decision at first turns out to be exactly what Flora needs to produce her best work yet: a hybrid performance art piece and stage play that garners national attention. As she lets down her walls and embraces the Quare community, Flora gains meaningful friendships and self-acceptance. The non-narrative format consisting of letters, e-mails, and journal entries is far from unique in contemporary YA, but what could have been an unremarkable love story is instead an introspective, feminist, nuanced story that is difficult to place in any one box. This standout debut is as empowering for readers as it is for its protagonist. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jenny Fran Davis was born in Manhattan and spent four months avoiding (but later embracing) millet mountains in a peace- and justice-focused Quaker community in northern California. Fond of big dogs, doo-wop, and Judy Blume, she attended the Chapin School and is currently an undergraduate at Wesleyan University. Everything Must Go is her debut novel.

Subject: Alternative schools > Juvenile fiction.
High schools > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Culture conflict > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
Letters > Juvenile fiction.
Boarding schools > Juvenile fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence > Juvenile fiction.
Love in adolescence > Juvenile fiction.
Alternative schools > Fiction.
High schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Letters > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship.
Alternative schools
Boarding schools
Culture conflict.
High schools
Interpersonal relations.
Letters
Love in adolescence.
Schools.
Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
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