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The Unlikelies

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The Unlikelies

Carrie Firestone #TheUnlikelies facebook twitter

$17.99 US | $23.49 CAN
Available June 6, 2017

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  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Age Range: 14 & up
  • Grade Level: 9-17
  • Pages: 336
  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316382861

  About The Book

Sadie is not excited for her pre-senior year summer, which will be her first without her best friend and on-again-off-again boyfriend by her side. Sadie braces herself for a long, lonely, and boring season in the Hamptons (where her family lives on the "have not" side of the divide), working at a farm stand. Things take an unexpected turn when Sadie steps in to help rescue a baby in distress and a video of her good deed goes viral.

Suddenly internet-famous, Sadie's summer changes for the better when she is introduced to other local do-gooders. These very different teens form an unlikely clique to right local wrongs and do good in their community. But when they try to help a heroin-addicted friend, they get in over their heads and discover that there might be truth in the saying "no good deed goes unpunished." Can Sadie and her new friends (and new love interest) make it through the summer with their friendships--and sanity--intact?

With the same combination of humor, romance, and depth that is garnering Loose Ends List fans, Carrie Firestone weaves a rich and timely story that will leave readers laughing, swooning, and thinking.

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Praise for The Unlikelies:

"Fans of Maureen Johnson will appreciate the exploration of friendship and romance with a touch of humor."
School Library Journal

"This unlikely story is likely to be a hit." Kirkus Reviews


Carrie Firestone is the author of The Loose Ends List and The Unlikelies. A former NYC high school teacher, she currently lives in Connecticut with her husband, two daughters, and their pets.

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