Hartinger, Brent. Grand and Humble.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

HARTINGER, Brent. Grand & Humble. HarperCollins. 224p. c2006. 0-05-056727-9. $15.99. (Lib. bdg: 0-06-056728-7. $16.89.) S

Popular jock Harlan and backstage geek Manny are the same age and attend the same high school, but they're very different from each other. They share something in common lately, though: both are experiencing horrifying visions and nightmares, "premonitions of disaster." Harlan, son of a senator, figures the problem has to do with his need to stand up to his controlling mother. Manny thinks it has to do with some secret his father is keeping from him: is he adopted? Their friends, a gay boy and a deaf girl, are sympathetic to their plight; a psychic...

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