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I Will Save You
by Matt de la Pena


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Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Pena's I Will Save You is a "heartwarming, root-for-the-underdog novel ." SLJ ]

Kidd is running from his past and his future.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Pena's I Will Save You is a "heartwarming, root-for-the-underdog novel." SLJ]

Kidd is running from his past and his future. No mom, no dad, and there's nothing for him at the group home but therapy. He doesn't belong at the beach where he works either, unless he finds a reason to stay.
Olivia is blond hair, blue eyes, rich dad. The prettiest girl in Cardiff. She's hiding something from Kidd--but could they ever be together anyway?
Devon is mean, mysterious, and driven by a death wish. A best friend and worst enemy. He followed Kidd all the way to the beach and he's not leaving until he teaches him a few lessons about life. And Olivia.

"A taut psychological novel... with] intriguing, well-developed characters... that] will stay with readers."-Booklist

"De la Pena skillfully captures the slippery sides of a schizophrenic personality in this heartwarming, root-for-the-underdog novel."-SLJ

An Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award Finalist

ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Readers

An ALA-YALSA Quick Pick

A Junior Library Guild Selection


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780385738286
  • ISBN-10: 0385738285
  • Publisher: Ember
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 14-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.84 x 0.69 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 pounds


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