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Jumpstart the world / Catherine Ryan Hyde.

By: Hyde, Catherine Ryan.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 186 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780375866265 (Ember : pbk.); 9780375866654 (trade); 9780375966651 (lib. bdg.).Other title: Jump start the world.Subject(s): Transgender people -- Teen fiction | Apartments -- Teen fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Teen fiction | Schools -- Teen fiction | High schools -- Teen fiction | Moving, Household -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: "Sixteen-year-old Elle falls in love with Frank, the neighbor who helps her adjust to being on her own in a big city, but learning that he is transgendered turns her world upside-down."--Summary, t.p. verso.
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Elle is a loner. She doesn't need people. Which is a good thing, because now she has to move out of her apartment so her mother's boyfriend won't have to deal with her.Then she meets Frank, the guy who lives next door to her new place. Being with him is impossible- he's a grown-up and has a girlfriend. Still, Elle can't stop thinking about him. Frank isn't like anyone Elle has ever met. He listens to her. He's gentle. And Elle is falling for him, hard.Then Elle discovers that Frank is different in a way that Elle was never prepared for- he's transgender. Elle's head and her heart explode; her world is turned upside down. But when an accident nearly takes Frank's life, Elle must search inside herself to find not only the true meaning of friendship but her own role in jumpstarting the world.Tender, honest, and compassionate, Jumpstart the World is a stunning story to make you laugh, cry, and honor the power of love.

"Sixteen-year-old Elle falls in love with Frank, the neighbor who helps her adjust to being on her own in a big city, but learning that he is transgendered turns her world upside-down."--Summary, t.p. verso.

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