The Resource More happy than not, Adam Silvera

More happy than not, Adam Silvera

Label
More happy than not
Title
More happy than not
Statement of responsibility
Adam Silvera
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the months after his father's suicide, it's been tough for sixteen-year-old Aaron Soto to find happiness again but he's still gunning for it. With the support of his girlfriend Genevieve and his overworked mom, he's slowly remembering what that might feel like. But grief and the smile-shaped scar on his wrist prevent him from forgetting completely. When Genevieve leaves for a couple of weeks, Aaron spends all his time hanging out with this new guy, Thomas. Aaron's crew notices, and they're not exactly thrilled. But Aaron can't deny the happiness Thomas brings or how Thomas makes him feel safe from himself, despite the tensions their friendship is stirring with his girlfriend and friends. Since Aaron can't stay away from Thomas or turn off his newfound feelings for him, he considers turning to the Leteo Institute's revolutionary memory-alteration procedure to straighten himself out, even if it means forgetting who he truly is. Why does happiness have to be so hard?
Summary
After enduring his father's suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships, and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute's memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love
Theme
Storyline
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Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: Top Ten, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2015
  • Rainbow List, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10406816
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1990-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silvera, Adam
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 850
  • 850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memory
  • Dating (Social customs)
  • Gays
  • Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
More happy than not, Adam Silvera
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300, 22 pages
Isbn
9781616956776
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
More happy than not, Adam Silvera
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300, 22 pages
Isbn
9781616956776
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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