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Love is for losers / Wibke Brueggemann.

Brueggemann, Wibke, (author.).

While her mother builds a clinic in Syria and her best friend abandons her for a boyfriend, fifteen-year-old Phoebe lives with her godmother and discovers her own sexuality and vulnerability.
When Phoebe's mother ditches her to work as a doctor for an international human rights organization, she is stuck living with her mom's best friend, Kate, and helping out at Kate's thrift shop. There she meet Emma. Phoebe tries to shield her head and her heart from experiencing love-- after all, love is for losers, right? -- adapted from jacket

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374313975
  • ISBN: 0374313970
  • Physical Description: 344 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, 2020.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
860L Lexile
Ages 12-18. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Best friends > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Juvenile fiction.
Lesbian teenagers > Fiction.
Thrift shops > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Clinton County Libraries.


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