Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search




Book

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

To Daya Wijesinghe, a bruise is a mixture of comfort and control. Since her parents died in an accident she survived, bruises have become a way to keep her pain on the surface of her skin so she doesn't need to deal with the ache deep in her heart. So when chance and circumstances bring her to a roller derby bout, Daya is hooked. Yes, the rules are confusing and the sport seems to require the kind of teamwork and human interaction Daya generally avoids. But the opportunities to bruise are countless, and Daya realizes that if she's going to keep her emotional pain at bay, she'll need all the opportunities she can get. The deeper Daya immerses herself into the world of roller derby, though, the more she realizes it's not the simple physical pain-fest she was hoping for. Her rough-and-tumble teammates and their fans push her limits in ways she never imagined, bringing Daya to big truths about love, loss, strength, and healing. -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library YA BOTEJ (Text) 37801000676211 Young Adult Book System_Only_3months 05/12/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library YA BOTE (Text) 37838000731299 Young Adult Book Branch_Only_3months 05/10/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library YA BOTEJ (Text) 33892006586565 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Book None 03/23/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534455023
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
To Daya Wijesinghe, a bruise is a mixture of comfort and control. Since her parents died in an accident she survived, bruises have become a way to keep her pain on the surface of her skin so she doesn't need to deal with the ache deep in her heart. So when chance and circumstances bring her to a roller derby bout, Daya is hooked. Yes, the rules are confusing and the sport seems to require the kind of teamwork and human interaction Daya generally avoids. But the opportunities to bruise are countless, and Daya realizes that if she's going to keep her emotional pain at bay, she'll need all the opportunities she can get. The deeper Daya immerses herself into the world of roller derby, though, the more she realizes it's not the simple physical pain-fest she was hoping for. Her rough-and-tumble teammates and their fans push her limits in ways she never imagined, bringing Daya to big truths about love, loss, strength, and healing. -- from book jacket.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 up. Simon Pulse.
Grades 10-12. Simon Pulse.
Subject: Interpersonal relations > Juvenile fiction.
Self-mutilation > Juvenile fiction.
Roller derby > Juvenile fiction.
Roller skating > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Sri Lankan Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Self-mutilation > Fiction.
Roller derby > Fiction.
Roller skating > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Sri Lankan Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Novels.

You are now browsing Pendleton Public Library

<< Previous Page Shelf Browser Next Page >>
 
Go to record Lair of dreams : a Diviners novel
YA BRAY
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Before the devil breaks you : a Diviners novel
YA BRAY
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Season of the witch
YA BRENN
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Guy in real life
YA BREZE
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Dive smack
YA BRODS
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Unremembered
YA BRODY
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record The chaos of standing still
YA BRODY
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Sky without stars
YA BRODY
Pendleton Public Library
Go to record Thousand words
YA BROWN
Pendleton Public Library

Additional Resources