Jake and Lily

Author(s): Jerry Spinelli
Original Publish Date: May 08, 2012
Product Number: EB00298029
Released: Apr 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062114396
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
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Beloved Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, author of Maniac Magee and Wringer, addresses issues of identity, belonging, family, and bullying in this humorous and heartfelt novel about twins. Jake and Lily are twins. Despite their slightly different interests and temperaments, they feel exactly the same—like two halves of one person. But the year they turn eleven, everything changes. Their parents announce it's time for separate bedrooms. Jake starts hanging out with a pack of boys on the block. And Lily is devastated, not to mention angry. Who is she without Jake? And as her brother falls under the influence of the neighborhood bully, he also must ask himself—who is the real Jake?This is an often funny, poignant, and profound story of growing up, growing apart, and the difficult process of figuring out who you really are.

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Author(s): Jerry Spinelli
Product Number Z100030816
Released: May 08, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
ISBN: #9780062132703