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Love and other perishable items

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Love is awkward, as fans of Rainbow Rowell and E. Lockhart well know. Funny and heartbreaking in equal measure, this grocery store romance was a Morris Award Finalist for Best YA debut. "Smart, honest and full of achingly real characters. And it made me laugh. What else would you want in a book?" --Melina Marchetta, Printz Award-winning author From the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. Lost. Sunk. Head over heels infatuated with him. It's problematic, since Chris, 21, is a sophisticated university student, while Amelia, 15, is 15. Amelia isn't stupid. She knows it's not gonna happen. So she plays it cool around Chris--at least, as cool as she can. Working checkout together at the local supermarket, they strike up a friendship: swapping life stories, bantering about everything from classic books to B movies, and cataloging the many injustices of growing up. As time goes on, Amelia's crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if Chris likes her back, what then? Can two people in such different places in life really be together? Through a year of befuddling firsts--first love, first job, first party, and first hangover--debut author Laura Buzo shows how the things that break your heart can still crack you up. "A sweet and scathingly funny love story." -- Kirkus , Starred Review
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Level 5, 9 Points
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HL: High-Low 810L
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Grouping Title love and other perishable items
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publishDate 2012
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subject_facet Australia -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Love stories, Australian, Maturation (Psychology) -- Fiction, Work -- Fiction
title_display Love and other perishable items
title_full Love and Other Perishable Items, Love and other perishable items / Laura Buzo
title_short Love and other perishable items
topic_facet Friendship, Love stories, Australian, Maturation (Psychology), Romance, Work, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature