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The field guide to the North American teenager, Ben Philippe

Label
The field guide to the North American teenager
Title
The field guide to the North American teenager
Statement of responsibility
Ben Philippe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Norris Kaplan is clever, cynical, and quite possibly too smart for his own good. A Black French Canadian whose family just moved to Austin, Texas, Norris finds himself cataloging everyone he meets: the Cheerleaders, the Jocks, the Loners, and even the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. He's amusing himself until it's time to go back to Canada. But soon those labels soon become actual people: loner Liam, who makes it his mission to befriend Norris; Madison the beta cheerleader, who is so nice that it has to be a trap. And Aarti the Manic Pixie Dream Girl might be a real love interest in the making. When Norris screws everything up royally on prom night, will he be able to stop hiding behind his snarky opinions, and start living his life?
Summary
When Norris, a Black French Canadian, starts his junior year at an Austin, Texas, high school, he views his fellow students as cliches from "a bad 90s teen movie."
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • OLA Best Bets, 2019
  • William C. Morris YA Debut Award, 2020.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10751981
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philippe, Ben
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 830
  • 830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Moving, Household
  • Canadian Americans
  • Haitian Americans
  • Single-parent families
  • Young adult fiction
  • Austin (Tex.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The field guide to the North American teenager, Ben Philippe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 2019
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
372 pages
Isbn
9780062824127
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The field guide to the North American teenager, Ben Philippe
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 2019
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
372 pages
Isbn
9780062824127
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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