The Authentics

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062486462

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About the Author

Abdi Nazemian is the author of Like a Love Story, a Stonewall Honor Book, Only This Beautiful Moment, The Chandler Legacies, and The Authentics. His novel The Walk-In Closet won the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Debut Fiction. His screenwriting credits include the films The Artist's Wife, The Quiet, and Menendez: Blood Brothers and the television series Ordinary Joe and The Village. He has been an executive producer and associate producer on numerous films, including Call Me by Your Name, Little Woods, and The House of Tomorrow. He lives in Los Angeles with his husband, their two children, and their dog, Disco. Find him online at abdinazemian.com.

Reviews

"As with the novels of Benjamin Alire Saenz or Randa Abdel-Fattah, Daria's thought-provoking journey will resonate with teen readers of all backgrounds." -- Booklist (starred review)

"The ferociously authentic Daria is a memorable protagonist" -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A beautiful and compelling story about identity, race, and family love. A must read in an age where #weneeddiversebooks more than ever." -- Melissa de la Cruz, New York Times bestselling author

"A charming and touching examination of everything that makes us who we are." -- Adi Alsaid, author of Let's Get Lost and Never Always Sometimes

"Will resonate with readers who have felt like they don't know where they belong or who they want to be, and certainly with the children of immigrants who feel caught between worlds." -- Publishers Weekly

"Surprisingly powerful...will appeal to any reader searching for identity and belonging, particularly those whose lives include two different cultures." -- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)