The Tragedy Paper

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Perfect for fans of Thirteen Reasons Why and Looking for Alaska , Jennifer Weiner, #1 New York Times bestselling author, calls Elizabeth LaBan's The Tragedy Paper "a beguiling and beautifully written tale of first love and heartbreak."  It follows the story of Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino and a recent transfer to the prestigious Irving School, where the motto is "Enter here to be and find a friend." A friend is the last thing Tim expects or wants--he just hopes to get through his senior year unnoticed. Yet, despite his efforts to blend into the background, he finds himself falling for the quintessential "It" girl, Vanessa Sheller, girlfriend of Irving's most popular boy. To Tim's surprise, Vanessa is into him, too, but she can kiss her social status goodbye if anyone ever finds out. Tim and Vanessa begin a clandestine romance, but looming over them is the Tragedy Paper, Irving's version of a senior year thesis, assigned by the school's least forgiving teacher.   Jumping between viewpoints of the love-struck Tim and Duncan, a current senior about to uncover the truth of Tim and Vanessa, The Tragedy Paper is a compelling tale of forbidden love and the lengths people will go to keep their secrets.
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display_description While preparing for the most dreaded assignment at the prestigious Irving School, the Tragedy Paper, Duncan gets wrapped up in the tragic tale of Tim Macbeth, a former student who had a clandestine relationship with the wrong girl, and his own ill-fated romance with Daisy.
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subject_facet Albinos and albinism -- Fiction, Albinos and albinism -- Juvenile fiction, Boarding schools -- Fiction, Boarding schools -- Juvenile fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Fiction, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Tragedy Paper
title_full The Tragedy Paper, The Tragedy Paper / Elizabeth Laban
title_short The Tragedy Paper
topic_facet Albinos and albinism, Boarding schools, Dating (Social customs), High schools, Interpersonal relations, Romance, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature