Title: Criss Cross
Author: Lynne Rae Perkins
NEWBERY TEEN PERKINS
Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love.
She wished something would happen.
Something good. To her. Checking her wish for loopholes, she found one. Hoping it wasn’t too late, she thought the word soon.
Meanwhile, in another part of town, he felt as if the world was opening. Life was rearranging itself; bulging in places, fraying in spots. He felt himself changing, too, but into what?So much can happen in a summer.