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Author Oakes, Stephanie (Young adult author), author.

Title The arsonist / Stephanie Oakes.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Dial Books, [2017]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Teen  YA MYSTERY OAKES    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Teen  TEEN OAKES, S.    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Teen  YA FICTION OAKES    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Teen  REALISTIC YA OAKES    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Teen  TEEN FIC OAKES    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Teen  TEEN OAKES, STEPHANIE    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Teen  TEEN FIC OAKES    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Teen  YA-OAKES    Check Shelf
Description 493 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Molly Mavity and Pepper Yusef are dealing with their own personal tragedies when they are tasked by an anonymous person with solving the decades-old murder of Ava Dryman, an East German teenager whose diary was published after her death.
Molly Mavity is not a normal teenage girl. For one thing, her father is a convicted murderer, and his execution date is fast approaching. For another, Molly refuses to believe that her mother is dead, and she waits for the day when they’ll be reunited . . . despite all evidence that this will never happen. Pepper Al-Yusef is not your average teenage boy. A Kuwaiti immigrant with epilepsy, serious girl problems, and the most useless seizure dog in existence, he has to write a series of essays over the summer . . . or fail out of school. And Ava Dreyman—the brave and beautiful East German resistance fighter whose murder at seventeen led to the destruction of the Berlin Wall—is unlike anyone you’ve met before. When Molly gets a package leading her to Pepper, they’re tasked with solving a decades-old mystery: find out who killed Ava, back in 1989. Using Ava’s diary for clues, Molly and Pepper realize there’s more to her life—and death—than meets the eye. Someone is lying to them. And someone out there is guiding them along, desperate for answers.
Subject Mystery and detective stories.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Kuwaiti Americans -- Fiction.
Epilepsy -- Fiction.
People with disabilities -- Fiction.
Germany (East) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction.
Kuwaiti Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Epilepsy -- Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Germany (East) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / Europe.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9780803740716 (hardcover)
0803740719 (hardcover)
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