Susin Nielsen got her start feeding cast and crew on the popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. They hated her food, but they saw a spark in her writing. Nielsen went on to pen sixteen episodes of the hit TV show. Since then, Nielsen has written for many Canadian TV series.
Nielsens first two young adult novels, Word Nerd and Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom, received critical acclaim and multiple Young Readers Choice Awards. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen won the prestigious Governor Generals Literary Award, the Canadian Library Associations Childrens Book of the Year and many Young Readers Choice Awards. She lives in Vancouver with her family and two extremely destructive cats.
We Are All Made of Molecules
(Hardback) - 2015
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SynopsisMeet Stewart. Hes geeky, gifted and sees things a bit differently to most people. His mum has died and he misses her all the more now he and Dad have moved in with Ashley and her mum.
Meet Ashley. Shes popular, cool and sees things very differently to her new family. Her dad has come out and moved out but not far enough. And now she has to live with a freakazoid step-brother.
Stewart cant quite fit in at his new school, and Ashley cant quite get used to her totally awkward home, which is now filled with some rather questionable decor. And things are about to get a whole lot more mixed up when these two very different people attract the attention of school hunk Jared. . .