Sick Kids In Love (Hardcover)

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Chronically ill Isabel has one firm rule: No dating. But then she meets another sick kid...It’s complicated. It’s dangerous. He’s gorgeous and fun. But is he worth breaking the rules for?

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An ALA Sydney Taylor Award Honoree
A Junior Library Guild Selection

Isabel has one rule: no dating.
It’s easier—
It’s safer—
It’s better—
—for the other person.
She’s got issues. She’s got secrets. She’s got rheumatoid arthritis.
But then she meets another sick kid.
He’s got a chronic illness Isabel’s never heard of, something she can’t even pronounce. He understands what it means to be sick. He understands her more than her healthy friends. He understands her more than her own father who’s a doctor.
He’s gorgeous, fun, and foul-mouthed. And totally into her.
Isabel has one rule: no dating.
It’s complicated—
It’s dangerous—
It’s never felt better—
—to consider breaking that rule for him.

About the Author


Hannah Moskowitz is the author of Invincible and Break, an ALA popular paperback for Young Adults. Of her first middle grade novel, Zombie TagBooklist has said, "Moskowitz deftly swerves between comedy, pathos, and even terror, and makes it look so effortless readers won't think twice about the strangeness of the mix."

Praise For…


An ALA Sydney Taylor Award Honoree

A Junior Library Guild Selection


* “The excellent character development lends depth and sweetness to the romance... A highly recommended work that’s thoughtful, funny, wise, and tender.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* “Most refreshing is Moskowitz’s ability to take up real issues connected to chronic illness without insisting that the kids who have them be either heroes or martyrs.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “Swoony with defined maturity, the narrative addresses the challenges of youthful romance with respect and understanding, folding in chronic illness with honesty and much-needed nuance.” —Booklist, starred review

Sick Kids in Love takes on serious issues in an original, thoughtful way. Isabel and Sasha are vivid, warm, complex characters, and I fell in love with them both.” —Jaclyn Moriarty, author of Gravity Is the Thing

“Romantic, refreshing, and brimming with empathy. Isabel and Sasha captured my heart.” —Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone and Our Year of Maybe

“An empathetic, hilarious, and honest window into living with a chronic illness, Sick Kids in Love is an insightful and vital addition to disability representation. I love this book with my whole heart!” —Laura Silverman, author of Girl Out of Water and You Asked for Perfect

Product Details
ISBN: 9781640637320
ISBN-10: 164063732X
Publisher: Entangled: Teen
Publication Date: November 5th, 2019
Pages: 300
Language: English