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Author Perkins, Lynne Rae.
Title Criss cross / by Lynne Rae Perkins.
Imprint New York : Greenwillow Books, 2005.
Edition First edition.

Author Perkins, Lynne Rae.
Subject Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Juvenile fiction.
Description 337 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
age Children lcdgt
Edition First edition.
Contents The catch -- Hector goes into a sponge state and has a satori -- Boys, dogs, science fiction -- Radio show -- Leg buds -- In the rhododendrons -- The fable of Lenny -- Easy basin wrench, or Debbie has a mechanical moment, too -- Guitar lessons -- Conversation in the dark: brilliant eskimo thoughts -- Hector's first song -- Truck lessons -- Ravine -- Japanese chapter -- Guitar progress -- Home work -- At the Tastee-freez on a Tuesday evening -- In and out of the cocoon -- Where the necklace went -- Hair -- Confession -- Wuthering heights/Popular mechanics -- The childhood friend -- Grosi -- Meanwhile -- Somewhere else -- Meanwhile, elsewhere -- Mrs. Bruning -- Elephants -- What Patty said when Debbie showed her the photo -- California of the mind -- Dan Persik's progress -- A pig roast -- Roasting the pig -- Sarong -- Flip-flop, necklace -- On the roof -- lightning bugs.
Summary Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.
Awards Newbery Medal, 2006
ISBN 0060092726 (trade)
0060092734 (lib. bdg.)
OCLC # 56324543

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