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The Resource What If It's Us

What If It's Us

Label
What If It's Us
Title
What If It's Us
Statement of responsibility
Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera
Title variation
  • What if it is us
  • What if its us
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet Arthur and Ben.ARTHUR is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. BEN thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things.But when the boys have a chance meeting at the post office, they leave wondering what exactly the universe does have in store for them.What if - in a city of eight million people - they can't find each other again?What if they do ... and then can’t nail a first date even after three do-overs?What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work and Ben doesn’t try hard enough?What if life really isn’t like a Broadway play?But what if it is? WHAT IF IT'S USPRAISE FOR WHAT IF IT'S US: "Romantic, realistic and sweet, this perfectly captures New York, teenage love and life in that gray area when you're not quite an adult and not quite a child either" - Lauren James, author of The Loneliest Girl in the UniversePRAISE FOR ADAM SILVERA: 'History Is All You Left Me overflows with tenderness and heartache. There isn't a teenager alive who won't find their heart described perfectly on these pages.' Patrick Ness 'This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more.' Nicola Yoon 'Bold and haunting.' Lauren Oliver on They Both Die At The End 'A phenomenal talent.' Juno DawsonPRAISE FOR BECKY ALBERTALLI: 'The love child of John Green and Rainbow Rowell.' Teen Vogue Praise for Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda: 'I love you, Simon. I love you! And I love this fresh, funny, live-out-loud book.' Jennifer Niven 'A wonderfully charismatic story about coming-of-age and coming out'. Bookseller
Summary
Told in two voices, when Arthur, a summer intern from Georgia, and Ben, a native New Yorker, meet it seems like fate, but after three attempts at dating fail they wonder if the universe is pushing them together or apart
Storyline
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Character
Award
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2019.
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10734143
Cataloging source
DLC
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  • Albertalli, Becky
  • Silvera, Adam
Index
no index present
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610
Literary form
fiction
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  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1990-
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Silvera, Adam
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True
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Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
What If It's Us
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:SSI_530770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781471176401
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
What If It's Us
Control code
BORROWBOX:SSI_530770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781471176401
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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