The Boy in the Moon
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- Sales Rank:4,324,442
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.8
- Dimensions (in):0.8 x 5.8 x 8.5
- Publication Date:June 1990
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Nick, Frieda and Kevin have been inseparable since third grade, but when Kevin returns from a summer in L.A. at the beginning of their senior year, everything is different. Suddenly, Nick realizes what a good summer he and Frieda have had. What will it be like as a threesome again?
The solar system is a much better place because of books by Ron Koertge. Spinning common adolescent experiences into gold, Koertge captures the natural lingo and orbit of the modern teenage male. In The Boy in the Moon, he introduces us to Nick, a teen with so many craters, pockmarks, and puss-filled volcanoes on his face that he considers himself an untouchable alien from the moon. It certainly doesn't help matters that--suddenly--Nick feels his knees wobble around his best friend Frieda. It also doesn't help that Kevin, his other best friend, was transformed into a remote, golden-haired sun worshipper during a summer in Los Angeles. Romantic, lively, smart--Nick is a hero for all of us. He may even find his way back to earth!
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