This Song Will Save Your Life (Compact Disc)

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Staff Reviews



Elisa has always taken on all-encompassing projects. This time, it’s all about fitting in at school – and she fails miserably. But she stumbles into an underground nightclub, finds people who accept her, and a passion for DJ-ing. Poignant and honest, this is about finding out who you are, who you can be – and the power of music. (Angela)

Description


Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives up. Then she stumbles upon a warehouse party where she meets Vicky, a girl in a band who accepts her; Char, a cute, yet mysterious disc jockey; Pippa, a carefree spirit from England; and most importantly, a love for DJing.

Told in a refreshingly genuine and laugh-out-loud funny voice, Leila Sales' THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE is an exuberant novel about identity, friendship, and the power of music to bring people together.

Includes a PDF playlist of recommended music.

About the Author


Leila Sales is the author of the novels Mostly Good Girls, Past Perfect, and This Song Will Save Your Life. She grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Chicago. Much like the characters in This Song Will Save Your Life, Leila regularly stays up too late and listens to music too loud. When she's not writing, she spends her time thinking about sleeping, kittens, chocolate, and the meaning of life. But mostly chocolate. Leila lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York, and works in children's book publishing. Follow her @LeilaSalesBooks on Twitter.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0553395815
ISBN-13: 9780553395815
Published: Listening Library (Audio), 07/08/2014
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 7th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up