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Five feet apart / Rachael Lippincott ; with Mikki Daughtry with Tobias Iaconis.

Lippincott, Rachael, author. (Author). Daughtry, Mikki, author. (Added Author). Iaconis, Tobias, 1971- author. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

5 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y LIP (Text) 33500013047949 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library Y LIP (Text) 33500013036454 New Checked out 10/11/2019
Red Lake Falls Public Library ya LIP (Text) 35500006127219 Main Checked out 10/09/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534437333
  • ISBN: 1534437339
  • Physical Description: 281 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Seventeen-year-olds Stella and Will, both suffering from cystic fibrosis, realize the only way to stay alive is to stay apart, but their love for each other is slowly pushing the boundaries of physical and emotional safety.
Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella and Will both suffer from cystic fibrosis. Being together means they could pass an infection. Stella is waiting for a lung transplant; Will is on a clinical drug trial. The only way to stay alive is to stay apart. Staying six feet apart doesn't feel like safety, it feels like punishment. Would five feet apart really be so dangerous if it stops their hearts from breaking too? -- adapted from jacket
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 November #1
    Stella Grant has control issues. She also has breathing issues because of cystic fibrosis, and she must remain six feet away from anyone who could give her an infection. She has spent years in and out of the hospital, and now, instead of joining her friends on their senior trip, she's fighting a simple sore throat that could ruin her chances for a lung transplant. Nevertheless, she hosts YouTube videos about CF and works diligently on her medicine-treatment reminder app. When CF patient and rich kid Will Newman arrives as part of a clinical trial for a drug, Stella knows there will be trouble. He doesn't care about the trial or his regimen, so she forces him to help test her app. Eventually, Stella decides moving one foot closer to Will is worth the risk, and both find their worlds expanding as a result. The characters' backstories are complex and moving, and the unpredictability of the disease will break readers' hearts. Teens will clamor to read this before the film version releases in March 2019. Grades 7-12. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Rachael Lippincott was born in Philadelphia and raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She holds a BA in English writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, splitting her time between writing and running a food truck with her partner.

Mikki Daughtry is from Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Brenau University, where she studied theatre arts. She is now a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. 

Tobias Iaconis was born in Germany to an American father and a German mother. He studied English literature at Haverford College in Philadelphia, and now works as a screenwriter in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife and son.

Subject: Cystic fibrosis > Juvenile fiction.
Romance fiction.
Lungs > Transplantation > Juvenile fiction.
Drugs > Testing > Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.

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