2015 National Book Award Longlist, Young People's Literature

Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Becky Albertalli Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN: 978-0062348678


ABOUT THE BOOK

Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed.


About the Author

Becky Albertalli is a clinical psychologist who has had the privilege of conducting therapy with dozens of smart, weird, irresistible teenagers. She also served for seven years as co-leader of a support group for gender nonconforming children in Washington, D.C. She now lives with her family outside of Atlanta. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda is her first novel.


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