Some friends fade away....Others disappear.
Imagine you and your best friend head out West on a cross-country bike trek.
Imagine that the two of you get into a fight -- and stop riding together.
Imagine you reach Seattle, go back home, start college.
Imagine you think your former best friend does too.
Imagine he doesn't.
Imagine your world shifting ...
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"Starred Review. A smart and moving coming-of-age story about two best friends ... Fresh, absorbing, compelling. For young adults." - Kirkus Review.
"The story moves quickly and will easily draw in readers. Though appearing to be a mystery, it is actually a cross-country personal quest." - School Library Journal.
"Chris and readers are equally in the dark about Win's disappearance, making the mystery that much more exciting. Ages 12-up." - Publishers Weekly.
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Jennifer Bradbury is the author of A Moment Comes, Wrapped, and her debut novel, Shift. Shiftwhich Kirkus Reviews gave a starred review, calling it "fresh, absorbing, compelling"was picked as an ALA and a School Library Journal Best Book for Young Adults and is also on numerous state reading lists. A former English teacher and one-day Jeopardy! champ, she lives with her family in Burlington, Washington.
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