Close Enough to Touch Author:Richard Peck Seventeen-year-old Matt Moran is having a hard time coping with the death of his girlfriend and first love, Dory. Matt is saved from his deepening depression by his growing friendship with Margaret Chasen-a girl very different from Dory.
ISBN-13: 9780440912828 ISBN-10: 0440912822 Reading Level: Young Adult Rating:
Matt Moran lost Dory, his first and only love. Now painful reminders of her make it impossible for him to hang around with her rich freinds. He's trapped holding on to the yesterday that was Dory and doesn't want to get out. That is, until he meets Margaret Chasen, who is a year older and captivating. She refuses to indulge in his self-pity. Will they ever become close enough to touch?