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The Sky Is Everywhere

3 Ratings: 2.7
A book by Jandy Nelson

Grade 10 Up—When her older sister dies from an arrhythmia, 17-year-old Lennie finds that people are awkward around her, including her best friend. While dealing with her conflicted feelings toward her sister's boyfriend, her anguish over Bailey's … see full wiki

Author: Jandy Nelson
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Publisher: Dial
3 reviews about The Sky Is Everywhere
review by . April 12, 2010
Since the death of her older sister Bailey, Lennie hasn't known what to do about her life. Everything just seems to blah now. Lennie barely enjoys the things she used to, like reading and playing her clarinet. She just feels like no one understands what she's going through. But when she reconnects with Toby and meets Joe. Toby was Bailey's boyfriend and is the only person Lennie feels she can completely relate to. Joe, a gorgeous and musically talented boy, has just moved into town, and his warm …
review by . March 11, 2010
The Sky is Everywhere is realistic, humorous, touching, and heartbreaking.    When Lennie's sister Bailey dies, Lennie hardly knows what to do with herself. She can't seem to get a grasp of who she is without her sister. It's bad enough that her own mother has been off traipsing across the world since Lennie was a baby, but now she's only got Gram and Uncle Big. But then Lennie meets new-boy Joe, and reacquaints herself with Toby (Bailey's boyfriend), and things get complicated. …
review by . March 09, 2010
Lennie has always been the companion pony to her older sister Bailey's thoroughbred. So when Bailey dies suddenly, Lennie feels lost, shut up in a house of grief that she can't leave, and plagued by memories and thoughts of "What if..." that she can't escape. There are two guys who make her life a little bearable: Toby, her sister's boyfriend and one of the only ones who understands what she's going through, and Joe Fountaine, a musical genius new to town that is able to distract her from her intense …
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