The Resource The optimists die first, Susin Nielsen

The optimists die first, Susin Nielsen

Label
The optimists die first
Title
The optimists die first
Statement of responsibility
Susin Nielsen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This touching, hilarious tragi-comedy by award-winning author Susin Nielsen proves: Life is out to get you. But so is love. A quirky alternative to the "sick lit" genre for YA readers. Petula's funny, and a crafting genius, but no social star at high school, and it doesn't help that she's isolated herself after her adored toddler sister died. Petula feels responsible for this death, though her parents say it was a tragic accident. No one's fault. Now, Petula sees danger everywhere: every activity and every bite of food could kill you. Then a new boy, Jacob, joins Petula's group in the school's lame art therapy program; he has a prosthetic arm and darkness behind his sunny surface. Petula and Jacob become friends, then, something more. But a secret behind why he's in the group could derail them. A heartbreaking yet humorous first YA from award-winning author Susin Nielsen, Optimists Die First continues Susin's tradition of creating memorable characters and genre-bending narratives
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.N568435
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fear
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Friendship
  • Art therapy
  • Sisters
  • High school students
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • Art therapy
  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Fear
  • Friendship
  • High school students
  • Sisters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The optimists die first, Susin Nielsen
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn941433174
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770497849
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FEC528F9-CD65-4205-81C0-F9984B23FBC8
System control number
(OCoLC)941433174
Label
The optimists die first, Susin Nielsen
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn941433174
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770497849
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FEC528F9-CD65-4205-81C0-F9984B23FBC8
System control number
(OCoLC)941433174

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