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Zarr, Sarah.  
SWEETHEARTS
Boston : Little Brown, 2008
IL YA
ISBN 0316014559 
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What is your earliest memory?  Do you remember being 3?  Jennifer does. What is your strongest memory? For Jennifer it was 5th grade.  That was when everyone at school called her ďJennifer Fattifer, and her only friend was Cameron.  The strong memory involved bits of flashbacks that she has throughout the book.  Including some parts of that memory that she canít face yet.  Including some parts that she has never shared with anyone but Cameron.  Then things change dramatically - Cameron disappears. Everyone says he was killed. Now flash forward to when Jennifer is 17.  Jenniferís mother is remarried and they move- and Jennifer remakes herself into the thin, fun Jenna. But you know that strong memory? It keeps coming back in bits and snatches.  Then Cameron reappears, and he says they must face that memory together.  
(booktalk by Mary Jo Heller, Einstein Middle School for The Washington Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, 2011) 
SUBJECTS:     Love -- Fiction.
                        Popularity -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Family problems -- Fiction.
                        Weight control -- Fiction.
                        Self-esteem -- Fiction.
                        Psychological abuse -- Fiction.
                        Utah -- Fiction.

 
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