The Resource Invisibly breathing, Eileen Merriman

Invisibly breathing, Eileen Merriman

Label
Invisibly breathing
Title
Invisibly breathing
Statement of responsibility
Eileen Merriman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A moving story about being true to yourself. ‘I wish I wasn't the weirdest sixteen-year-old guy in the universe.' Felix would love to have been a number. Numbers have superpowers and they're safe - any problem they might throw up can be solved. 'If I were a five, I'd be shaped like a pentagon... there'd be magic in my walls, safety in my angles.' People are so much harder to cope with. At least that's how it seems until Bailey Hunter arrives at school. Bailey has a stutter, but he can make friends and he's good at judo. And Bailey seems to have noticed Felix: ‘Felix keeps to himself mostly, but there's something about him that keeps drawing me in.' Both boys find they're living in a world where they can't trust anyone, but might they be able to trust each other, with their secrets, their differences, themselves?
Summary
'I wish I wasn't the weirdest sixteen-year-old guy in the universe'. Felix would love to have been a number. Numbers have superpowers and they're safe - any problem they might throw up can be solved.'If I were a five, I'd be shaped like a pentagon ... there'd be magic in my walls, safety in my angles.'People are so much harder to cope with. At least that's how it seems until Bailey Hunter arrives at school. Bailey has a stutter, but he can make friends and he's good at judo. And Bailey seems to have noticed Felix-'Felix keeps to himself mostly, but there's something about him that keeps drawing me in'Both boys find they're living in a world where they can't trust anyone, but might they be able to trust each other, with their secrets, their differences, themselves?
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
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10758234
Cataloging source
SALS
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Merriman, Eileen
Dewey number
NZ823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Gay teenagers
  • Individual differences
  • Interpersonal attraction
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Invisibly breathing, Eileen Merriman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780143772859
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Invisibly breathing, Eileen Merriman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780143772859
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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