Are You Alone on Purpose? by Nancy WerlinAre You Alone on Purpose? by Nancy Werlin

Are You Alone on Purpose?

byNancy Werlin

Paperback | June 14, 2007

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Harry Roth is the bane of Alison shandling’s existence. He’s obnoxious and rude, and thinks nothing of taunting brainy Alison or making comments about her autistic twin brother. Alison tries to ignore him, but since she sees him at school and at synagogue, he’s hard to avoid. then Harry is injured in a diving accident and winds up in a wheelchair. Now Harry is vulnerable, too, and Alison finds herself inexplicably drawn to him. initially cautious, these unlikely companions begin to understand each other, and their relationship grows first into a friendship and then into something more. . . .
Nancy Werlin writes YA fiction that ranges from realistic fiction to suspense to fantasy, often breaking the boundaries between genres. Her books have gathered awards too numerous to mention, but including National Book award finalist, Edgar award winner and finalist, New York Times bestseller, L.A. Book Prize finalist, and IndieBound ...
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Title:Are You Alone on Purpose?Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:June 14, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142407771

ISBN - 13:9780142407776

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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[werlinÆs] skill in sketching out family dynamics and probing the difficult issues of adolescence mark her as a writer worth watching. (Publishers Weekly)