It's 1996, and less than half of all American high-school students have ever used the Internet. Emma just got her first computer and an America Online CD-ROM. Josh is her best friend. They power up and log on - and discover themselves on Facebook, 15 years in the future. Everybody wonders what their Destiny will be. Josh and Emma are about to find out.
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Zoe, Jake, Mia, Gregor, and Whitney meet at freshman orientation. At the end of that first day, they make a promise to reunite after graduation. So much can happen in those in-between years....
This irreverent, but touching tale is a 2004 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book by acclaimed author Carolyn Mackler. 15 year old Virginia Shreves is overweight and doesn't have many friends, but wants to be like her family: picture perfect. What she knows about her family, however, slowly begins to change after one tragic phone call.
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Meet Hannah. Her name is a palindrome. Her birthday is on New Year's. Her mom died when she was little. She wishes she had a cat. She's medium height and a little gawky. She's being raised by her dad and stepmom, and just found out they're having a baby. Now she'll never get a real mom. And to top it off, Emme, the new neighbor, is taking over her best friend's bedroom... and her identity.
Mara Valentine is in the home stretch; in just a few more months she will be off to college. But there is a slight wrinkle in her well-laid plans. Her niece Vivienne (called V), who is only one year younger than Mara, is coming to live with her. V is very different from Mara, and they fight a lot. Is it possible that Mara and V will ever be able to find common ground?
1996. Josh und Emma sind 16 und beste Freunde. Als Emma ein Computerprogramm geschenkt bekommt, mit dem sie sich ins Internet einloggen...