The Boy in the Moon by Ronald Koertge
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Nick, Frieda and Kevin have been inseparable since third grade, but when Kevin returns from a summer in L.A. at the beginning of their senior year, everything is different. Suddenly, Nick realizes what a good summer he and Frieda have had. What will it be like as a threesome again?
 

About Ronald Koertge

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Ron Koertge is the author of many award-winning novels, including Stoner & Spaz and its sequel, Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II; Shakespeare Bats Cleanup; Strays; Deadville; Margaux with an X; The Brimstone Journals; The Arizona Kid; and Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year. A two-time winner of the PEN USA Literary Award for Children's Literature, Ron Koertge lives in South Pasadena, California.
 
Published June 1, 1990 by Joy St Books. 166 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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Nick's world shifts beneath him as he faces the return of one much-changed old friend and the departure of another--the girl he's falling in love with.

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PW praised the author's ``frank treatment of teenage concerns'' in this affecting tale of a high-school triumvirate's incipient breaking apart. Ages 12-up. (Aug.)

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Her quick wit (while running she describes the sites, one of which is the "we-love-Jesus-more-than-you-do Baptist church") makes for some clever repartée with Larry, who, at age 13, realized he was gay (he loves watching movies on TV: "Lo and behold, there's an old black-and-white Tarzan movie wi...

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PW praised the author's ``frank treatment of teenage concerns'' in this affecting tale of a high-school triumvirate's incipient breaking apart.

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