By Jandy Nelson

Copyright Date: 2014

Published by: Penguin Random House Company

Lexile Reading Level: 740

Grade Level Recommendation: 6th -8th Grades

Suggested Delivery: Independent

Key Vocabulary:

  • fraternal twins: twins who develop from two separately fertilized ova
  • superficial: shallow; not profound or thorough
  • asymmetrical: not identical on both sides of a central line; lacking symmetry
  • perception: insight, intuition
  • defensively: protective
  • jealous: mental uneasiness form suspicion or fear of rivalry, unfaithfulness
  • mesmerized: hypnotized, to spellbind; fascinate
  • incomprehensible: impossible to understand or comprehend; unintelligible
  • sympathetically: characterized by, proceeding from, exhibiting, or feeling sympathy; compassionate
  • revolting: disgusting; repulsive

Other books by Jandy Nelson:

  • The Sky is Everywhere

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