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Criss cross / by Lynne Rae Perkins.

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Author/Creator:
Perkins, Lynne Rae.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2005
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Greenwillow Books, c2005.
Format:
  • Book
  • 337 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents:
  • The catch
  • Hector goes into a sponge state and has a satori
  • Boys, dogs, science fiction
  • Radio show
  • Leg buds
  • In the rhododendrons
  • The fable of Lenny
  • Easy basin wrench, or Debbie has a mechanical moment, too
  • Guitar lessons
  • Conversation in the dark: brilliant eskimo thoughts
  • Hector's first song
  • Truck lessons
  • Ravine
  • Japanese chapter
  • Guitar progress
  • Home work
  • At the Tastee-freez on a Tuesday evening
  • In and out of the cocoon
  • Where the necklace went
  • Hair
  • Confession
  • Wuthering heights/Popular mechanics
  • The childhood friend
  • Grosi
  • Meanwhile
  • Somewhere else
  • Meanwhile, elsewhere
  • Mrs. Bruning
  • Elephants
  • What Patty said when Debbie showed her the photo
  • California of the mind
  • Dan Persik's progress
  • A pig roast
  • Roasting the pig
  • Sarong
  • Flip-flop, necklace
  • On the roof
  • Lightning bugs.
Summary:
Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.
Awards:
Newbery Medal 2006
Subjects:
ISBN:
0060092726
0060092734
9780060092726
9780060092733

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