Main content

The way it hurts

Available Formats:

  • Éditeur:
    Sourcebooks Fire, 2017
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

Details:

  • Author: Blount, Patty
    Contributor: Recorded Books, Inc.
    Date:
    Created
    2017
    Summary:

    There may be two sides to every story, but sometimes there's only one way to set things right... Music is Elijah's life. His band plays loud and hard, and he'll do anything to get them a big break. He needs that success to help take care of his sister, who has special needs. So he'd rather be practicing when his friends drag him to a musical in the next town...until the lead starts to sing. Kristen dreams of a career on stage like her grandmother's. She knows she needs an edge to get into a competitive theater program-and being the star in her high school musical isn't going to cut it. The applause and the attention only encourage her to work harder. Elijah can't take his eyes off of Kristen's performance, and his swooning face is captured on camera and posted with an out-of-context comment. It goes viral. Suddenly, Elijah and Kristen are in a new spotlight as the online backlash spins out of control. And the consequences are bigger than they both could have ever imagined because these threats don't stay online...they follow them into real life.

    Original Publisher: Naperville, Ill., Sourcebooks Fire
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781492632795