Ryan Dean West is back to his boarding school antics in this bitingly funny sequel to Winger, which Publishers Weekly called “alternately hilarious and painful, awkward and enlightening” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).It’s his last year at Pine Mountain, and Ryan Dean should be focused on his future, but instead, he’s haunted by his past. His rugby coach expects him to fill the roles once played by his lost friend, Joey, as the rugby team’s stand-off and new captain. And somehow he’s stuck rooming with twelve-year-old freshman Sam Abernathy, a cooking whiz with extreme claustrophobia and a serious crush on Annie Altman—aka Ryan Dean’s girlfriend, for now, anyway. Equally distressing, Ryan Dean’s doodles and drawings don’t offer the relief they used to. He’s convinced N.A.T.E. (the Next Accidental Terrible Experience) is lurking around every corner—and then he runs into Joey’s younger brother Nico, who makes Ryan Dean feel paranoid that he’s avoiding him. Will Ryan Dean ever regain his sanity? From the author of the National Book Award–nominated 100 Sideways Miles, which Kirkus Reviews called “a wickedly witty and offbeat novel,” Stand-Off is filled with hand-drawn infographics and illustrations and delivers the same spot-on teen voice and relatable narrative that legions of readers connected with in Winger.
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|Grouping Title||stand off|
|Grouping Author||smith andrew|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-10-03 04:49:02AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-10-23 04:52:14AM|
|author||Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959-|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Teen Fiction, Shirlington Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Now a senior at Pine Mountain Academy, fifteen-year-old Ryan Dean West becomes captain of the rugby team, shares his dormitory room with twelve-year-old prodigy Sam Abernathy, and through the course of the year learns to appreciate things he has tried to resist, including change.|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b15024830|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Simon & Schuster BFYR,|©2015.|viii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.|
|subject_facet||Boarding schools -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction, Interpersonal relations in adolescence -- Juvenile fiction, JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / General, Rugby football -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_full||Stand off / Andrew Smith|