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The center of the world

Author: Andreas Steinhöfel; Alissa Jaffa
Publisher: [New York] : Delacorte Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As he works through his often difficult relationships with his single mother, distant twin sister, his first boyfriend, and an odd assortment of friends, a teenage boy learns about the wounds and healing brought by love.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Steinhöfel; Alissa Jaffa
ISBN: 038572943X 9780385729437 0385902662 9780385902663 0440229324 9780440229322
OCLC Number: 48661369
Awards: Rainbow Book List Award, 2008
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006.
Target Audience: 014 & up.
Description: 467 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: attics and cellars --
Part two: knives and scars --
Part three: chasiing the winter blues away.
Other Titles: Mitte der Welt.
Responsibility: Andreas Steinhöfel ; translated from the German by Alisa Jaffa.
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As he works through his often difficult relationships with his single mother, distant twin sister, his first boyfriend, and an odd assortment of friends, a teenage boy learns about the wounds and healing brought by love.

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