Five Feet Apart

Five Feet Apart

Book - 2018
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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson in March 2019!

In this moving story that's perfect for fans of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars , two teens fall in love with just one minor complication--they can't get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives.

Can you love someone you can never touch?

Stella Grant likes to be in control--even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself away from anyone or anything that might pass along an infection and jeopardize the possibility of a lung transplant. Six feet apart. No exceptions.

The only thing Will Newman wants to be in control of is getting out of this hospital. He couldn't care less about his treatments, or a fancy new clinical drug trial. Soon, he'll turn eighteen and then he'll be able to unplug all these machines and actually go see the world, not just its hospitals.

Will's exactly what Stella needs to stay away from. If he so much as breathes on Stella she could lose her spot on the transplant list. Either one of them could die. The only way to stay alive is to stay apart. But suddenly six feet doesn't feel like safety. It feels like punishment.

What if they could steal back just a little bit of the space their broken lungs have stolen from them? Would five feet apart really be so dangerous if it stops their hearts from breaking too?
Publisher: New York, New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018.
ISBN: 9781534437333
1534437339
Branch Call Number: YA LIPPINCO
Characteristics: 281 pages ; 22 cm

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Jan 21, 2019

This book is a definite choice for all readers that love a romantic twist to what they're reading. In this book a girl named Stella Grant is fighting against a disease called cystic fibrosis. Then she meets Will Newman another CF patient but isn't trying to fight. With the help of a worrying Stella, Will starts taking his medication and starts getting better. Slowly they're video chats and friendly friendship turns into love. There one thing though..... they always need to be 6 feet apart. Can you let be someone ne you can't touch? Discover in this amazing story.

DCLteens Nov 12, 2018

A Must-Read Young Adult pick. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cole Sprouse and Haley Lu Richardson! Two teens fall in love, with just one minor complication — they can’t get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives. Perfect for John Green Fans!

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