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Leah on the offbeat /

by Albertalli, Becky [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 343, 15 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780062643803; 0062643800.Other title: Leah on the off beat.Subject(s): Bisexual teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | High school students -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Drummers (Musicians) -- Juvenile fiction | Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / LGBT | Bisexuals -- Juvenile fiction | Bisexuals -- Fiction | High school students -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction | Young adult fiction | Romance fiction | Young adult fiction | Fiction | Juvenile works | Romance fiction | Young adult worksSummary: Leah Burke is an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom; her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she's bisexual, she hasn't mustered the courage to tell her friends-- not even her openly gay BFF, Simon. When her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in unexpected ways, it's hard for Leah to strike the right note. And with prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high. If only real life was as rhythmic as her drumming...
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>#1 New York Times bestseller! Goodreads Choice Award for the best young adult novel of the year!</p> <p>In this sequel to the acclaimed Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda--now a major motion picture, Love, Simon--we follow Simon's BFF Leah as she grapples with changing friendships, first love, and senior year angst.</p> <p>When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat--but real life isn't always so rhythmic.</p> <p>She's an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she's bisexual, she hasn't mustered the courage to tell her friends--not even her openly gay BFF, Simon.</p> <p>So Leah really doesn't know what to do when her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in unexpected ways. With prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high.</p> <p>It's hard for Leah to strike the right note while the people she loves are fighting--especially when she realizes she might love one of them more than she ever intended.</p> <p>Plus don't miss Yes No Maybe So, Becky Albertalli's and Aisha Saeed's heartwarming and hilarious new novel, coming in 2020! </p>

Sequel to: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.

Leah Burke is an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mom; her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she's bisexual, she hasn't mustered the courage to tell her friends-- not even her openly gay BFF, Simon. When her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in unexpected ways, it's hard for Leah to strike the right note. And with prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high. If only real life was as rhythmic as her drumming...

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Horn Book Review

Leah, Simon's friend from Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, stars in a story of their friend group's last few months of high school. Leah, who hasn't told others she's bisexual, slowly falls for her once-estranged friend Abby but worries about a variety of repercussions. Frequently funny, this novel is also socially aware, addressing issues of race, class, and body image in addition to sexuality. (c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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