Romiette & Julio

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Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 10
Lexile measure:
610L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
Description
Do you feel the soul of another calling to you? Do you know in your heart that your destiny and his wore meant to merge In the cosmos? We can help you find him. When Romiette Cappelle and her best friend, Destiny, decide to order The Scientific Soul Mate System from the back of Heavy Hunks magazine, they're not sure what they're getting into. But Destiny, a self-proclaimed psychic, assures Romi that for $44.99 plus shipping and handling, it's the only way they're ever going to find out who their soul mates really are. If nothing else, maybe Romi will get some insight into that recurring dream she's been having about fire and water. But they never expect that the scented candle and tube of dream ointment will live up to their promises and merge Romiette's destiny with that of Julio Montague, a boy she's just met in the "cosmos" of an Internet chat room. It turns out they go to the same high school, not to mention having almost the same names as Shakespeare's famous lovers! Sweet-scented dreams of Julio have almost overtaken Romi's nightmares... ...when suddenly they return, but this time in real life. It seems the Devildogs, a local gang, violently oppose the relationship of Romiette and Julio. Soon they find themselves haunted by the purple-clad shadows of the gang, and the fire and water of Romiette's dream merge in ways more terrifying -- and ultimately more affirming -- than even Destiny could have foreseen.
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ISBN:
9780689821806
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.7, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
610L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
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Last Grouping Update 2018-06-29 04:47:47AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-20 04:43:51AM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Gangs -- Juvenile fiction, High schools -- Juvenile fiction, Hispanic Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Internet -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction
title_display Romiette & Julio
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