The Resource Sway, Kat Spears

Sway, Kat Spears

Label
Sway
Title
Sway
Statement of responsibility
Kat Spears
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Kat Spears's hilarious and often poignant debut, high school senior Jesse Alderman, or "Sway," as he's known, could sell hell to a bishop. He also specializes in getting things people want---term papers, a date with the prom queen, fake IDs. He has few close friends and he never EVER lets emotions get in the way. For Jesse, life is simply a series of business transactions. But when Ken Foster, captain of the football team, leading candidate for homecoming king, and all-around jerk, hires Jesse to help him win the heart of the angelic Bridget Smalley, Jesse finds himself feeling all sorts of things. While following Bridget and learning the intimate details of her life, he falls helplessly in love for the very first time. He also finds himself in an accidental friendship with Bridget's belligerent and self-pitying younger brother who has cerebral palsy. Suddenly, Jesse is visiting old folks at a nursing home in order to run into Bridget, and offering his time to help the less fortunate, all the while developing a bond with this young man who idolizes him. Could the tin man really have a heart after all?
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10356457
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spears, Katarina M
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school students
  • High schools
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Dating (Social customs)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sway, Kat Spears
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
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
306 pages
Isbn
9781250051431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Sway, Kat Spears
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
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
306 pages
Isbn
9781250051431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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