The Vast Fields of Ordinary
Authors: Burd, Nick
Genres: Realistic Fiction
Topics: Teen Topics, Friendship, Family & Siblings
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Grade: 9 - 12
Synopsis: It's Dade's last summer at home, and things are pretty hopeless. He has a crappy job, a "boyfriend" who treats him like dirt, and his parents' marriage is falling apart. So when he meets and falls in love with the mysterious Alex Kincaid, Dade feels like he's finally experiencing true happiness. But when a tragedy shatters the final days of summer, he realizes he must face his future and learn how to move forward from his past.
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