Gravel Queen by Tea Benduhn – book cover, description, publication history. I look behind me as we walk toward the parking lot, gravel crunching and spraying In this stunning debut novel, Tea Benduhn looks at a teen making decisions. In this contemporary romance, first-time author Benduhn presents the light side of GRAVEL QUEEN. Tea Benduhn, Author, Neal Shusterman, Author.
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I thought you weren’t interested in those guys,” Kenney says. Near the end, there are also some touching moments between Aurin, Kenny her best friendand Fred another close friend that resonate as they realize their relationships will have to change.
Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Peters’ story and characters are more developed. Gravel Queen by Tea Benduhn Members. Aurin, Fred and Kenney, a close-knit trio comprised of two girls and a guy who’ve been friends since sixth grade, spend their lazy summer days in the park, ogling a group of Ultimate Frisbee players from their high school.
But when Neila grabel their circle, Aurin realizes that she and Neila are becoming more than grave.
Aurin and Neila’s friendship soon blossoms into something else. One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in.
Aug 15, Jenny Schmenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: I thought you weren’t interested in those guys,” Kenney says. Can Aurin manage to mend things with an increasingly possessive Kenney, without letting her control this aspect of her life? Love — Juvenile fiction. Its very scarcity makes this noteworthy debut even more valuable. Books by Tea Benduhn. I would have l A pretty standard book about teenagers, with the necessary fight with the best tfa, confusion over relationships, and miscommunications with parents.
A charming story of first love. So I graavel Gravel Queen to show the celebratory and fun part of teen life.
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Her meanness and slightly off-kilter behavior wasn’t quite believable to me. A gentle summer story about friendship and first love. Selected pages Title Page. Its very scarcity makes this noteworthy debut even more valuable. There was so much about this book that was just so unexpected.
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Both books are romantic and layered, and many teens, particularly those with fluid sexual identities, will recognize the questions: Benduhn includes some interesting cinematic references related to Aurin’s filmmaking aspirations, but some of her descriptions are over-the-top. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Publisher’s Weekly Review In this contemporary romance, first-time author Benduhn presents the light side of homosexual love with mixed success.
To ask other readers questions about Gravel Queenplease sign up. Stephanie rated it liked it Feb 28, In this stunning debut novel, Tea Benduhn looks at a teen making decisions about her future while trying not to lose her past.
The Best Books of In this stunning debut novel, Tea Benduhn looks at a teen making decisions about her future while trying not to lose her past. There is a carefully constructed balance between Aurin and her friends Kenney and Fred. Be the first to discover new talent! It was an absolute joy to read. Aurin comes to understand her sexuality better through her relationship with Neila, but other characters remain sketchily drawn, mainly serving the purpose of highlighting various aspects of Aurin’s personality.
Can Aurin manage to mend things with an increasingly possessive Kenney, without letting her control this aspect of her life?