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Well, that was awkward

by Vail, Rachel,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 24 Libraries 24 of 30 copies
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Summary
Gracie has never felt like this before. One day, she suddenly can't breathe, can't walk,can't anything -and the reason is standing right there in front of her, all tall and weirdly good-looking- A.J.

But it turns out A.J. likes not Gracie but Gracie's beautiful best friend, Sienna. Obviously Gracie is happy for Sienna. Super happy! She helps Sienna compose the best texts, responding to A.J.'s surprisingly funny and appealing texts, just as if she were Sienna. Because Gracie is fine. Always! She's had lots of practice being the sidekick, second-best.

It's all good. Well, almost all. She's trying.

Funny and tender, Well, That Was Awkward goes deep into the heart of middle school, and finds that even with all the heartbreak, there can be explosions of hope and moments of perfecthappiness.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Eighth-grader Gracie is certain that she likes A.J., but when she learns he likes her best friend, Sienna, she goes all out to help the two get together. She texts him on Sienna's phone for her as if she were Sienna, and she consults with Emmett, A.J.'s best friend and her neighbor. Emmett and Gracie have been best buds since they were little, and there's nothing they won't do for each other. But when Gracie turns 14, she's not certain if she can handle some of the shifts and changes that begin to take place. This modern, middle-school retelling of Cyrano de Bergerac is heartwarming, funny, and tender, offering a story of young love and loyalty, friendship and family. Characters are pitch-perfect for middle-school musings and milieu: a whirlwind of activity and emotional confusion that is the bane and fuel of any early teen's existence. Call it cute, call it clever Vail fluently captures the spirit of today's American middle-schoolers. See Kristina Springer's Cici Reno (2016) for another tween take on Cyrano.--Fredriksen, Jeanne Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Before Gracie Grant was born, her older sister, Bret, was killed in an auto accident. As a result, Gracie's parents do everything in their power to make sure that Gracie, now 13, is never anything less than happy, a hard standard for Gracie to live up to. Whether at home or at school, Gracie insists that everything is fine, even when it isn't. Her social world gets complicated when she develops a crush on classmate AJ, who has a crush on Gracie's best friend Sienna. Gracie helps Sienna send AJ flirty text messages à la Cyrano de Bergerac, and the results create even more drama. Luckily Gracie has Emmett, her other best friend, but then things get complicated with him, too. Vail (Unfriended) skillfully details the politics of middle school, mean girls, first dates, and best friends in this sensitive and funny coming-of-age story. But it's the storyline revolving around Gracie's sister and her parents-and the resulting reflection on grief and the risks of loving another person-that leads to the story's most profound and memorable moments. Ages 11-up. Agent: Amy Berkower, Writers House. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Subjects Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction.
Best friends -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Dating (Social customs) -- Juvenile fiction.
Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Best friends -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction.
Middle schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Family life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2017
Language English
Description 314 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780670013081
0670013080
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