The Resource Words on bathroom walls, Julia Walton

Words on bathroom walls, Julia Walton

Label
Words on bathroom walls
Title
Words on bathroom walls
Statement of responsibility
Julia Walton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adam has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia. He sees and hears people who aren't there: Rebecca, a beautiful girl who understands him; the Mob Boss, who harasses him; and Jason, the naked guy who’s unfailingly polite. It should be easy to separate the real from the not real, but Adam can't. Still, there’s hope. As Adam starts fresh at a new school, he begins a drug trial that helps him ignore his visions. Suddenly everything seems possible, even love. When he meets Maya, a fiercely intelligent girl, he desperately wants to be the great guy that she thinks he is. But then the miracle drug begins to fail, and Adam will do anything to keep Maya from discovering his secret
Summary
"Adam is a recently diagnosed schizophrenic and journals to his therapist about family, friends, and first loves as he undergoes a new drug trial for the mental illness that allows him to keep his secret for only so long"--
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2018.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565656
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walton, Julia
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schizophrenia in adolescence
  • Hallucinations and illusions
  • Mental illness
  • Dating (Social customs)
  • Secrecy
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Words on bathroom walls, Julia Walton
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
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780399550881
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Words on bathroom walls, Julia Walton
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
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780399550881
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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