Eleanor & Park

Mar-2013



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two misfits.
one extraordinary love.

eleanor.. Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he -turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough... Eleanor.

park. He knows she'll love a song before he plaits it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There's a place on his chest, just below his -throat, that makes her want to keep promises... Park.

Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-olds -- smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

Date Mar-2013
ISBN13 9781250044990
Publisher Griffin
Formats Print / eBook / Audio
Pages 320
Age Level Young Adult / Teens (13-18)
Time Period 1980's-1990's, 20th Century
Genre Romance
Sub-Genres Contemporary Romance
Awards 2013 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*), 2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2013 All About Romance Reader Award -- Best Young Adult (Winner), 2013 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award -- Fiction (Winner), 2013 Goodreads Choice Award -- Young Adult Fiction (Winner), 2014 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- High School (Winner), 2014 Florida Teens Read -- Grades 9-12 (Winner), 2014 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers -- Young Adult (Winner), 2014 Indies Choice Book Award -- Young Adult (Winner), 2014 Iowa High School Book Award -- Young Adult (Winner), 2015 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Young Adult (Winner), 2015 Rhode Island Teen Book Award -- Ages 12 & Up (Winner), 2013 Booklist -- Starred Review (*), 2013 Cybils -- Young Adult Fiction (Finalist), 2013 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*), 2013 Listen Up -- Children/Young Adult (Editor's Choice), 2013 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*), 2014 Audies -- Teen (Finalist), 2014 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- High School (Nominee), 2014 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Audiobook (Recommended), 2014 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Fourteen and Up (Recommended), 2014 Florida Teens Read -- Grades 9-12 (Finalist), 2014 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2014 Iowa High School Book Award -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2014 Michael L. Printz Award -- Young Adult (Honor Book), 2014 Tayshas Reading -- Young Adult (Highly Commended), 2015 Gateway Readers Award -- High School (Nominee), 2015 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2015 Rhode Island Teen Book Award -- Ages 12 & Up (Nominee), 2015 Volunteer State Book Award -- High School (Nominee), 2016 California Young Reader Medal -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2016 Colorado Blue Spruce Award -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2016 Evergreen Young Adult Book Award -- Young Adult (Nominee), 2016 Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice -- Grades 9-12 (Nominee), 2016 Sequoyah Book Award -- High School (Nominee), 2016 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- High School (Nominee), 2016 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Senior/Grades 10-12 (Nominee)