The Gravity Of Us

ISBN-10: 1547605685
ISBN-13: 9781547605682
Author: Stamper-halpin, Phillip
Interest Level: 9-12
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Publication Date: February 2021

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 336


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Interest Level

Grades 9-12

Reading Level

Accelerated Reader Level: 5.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 11.0

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience *

Description
Cal wants to be a journalist, and he's already well underway with almost half a million followers on his FlashFame app and an upcoming internship at Buzzfeed. But his plans are derailed when his pilot father is selected for a highly-publicized NASA mission to Mars. Within days, Cal and his parents leave Brooklyn for hot and humid Houston. With the entire nation desperate for any new information about the astronauts, Cal finds himself thrust in the middle of a media circus. Suddenly his life is more like a reality TV show, with his constantly bickering parents struggling with their roles as the "perfect American family." And then Cal meets Leon, whose mother is another astronaut on the mission, and he finds himself falling head over heels--and fast. They become an oasis for each other amid the craziness of this whole experience. As their relationship grows, so does the frenzy surrounding the Mars mission, and when secrets are revealed about ulterior motives of the program, Cal must find a way to get to the truth without hurting the peop
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