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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why

by Jay Asher

Clay Jenkins returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers 13 cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out how he made the list.

Through Hannah and Clay's dual narratives, debut author Jay Asher weaves an intricate and heartrending story of confusion and desperation that will deeply affect teen readers.

Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
3.9
Lexile Measure
550L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
BER - PENGUIN PUTNAM
Number of Pages
304
Genre
Realistic Fiction

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Jay Asher Jay Asher is the author of "Thirteen Reasons Why."

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