From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking, bestselling novel inspired by the hit Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen now in paperback! Dear Evan Hansen, Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's griefover the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend.As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he's doing can't be right, but if he's helping people, how wrong can it be?No longer tangled in his once incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He's confident. He's a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity, and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation.
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|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||14 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Val Emmich is a New York Times bestselling writer, singer-songwriter, and actor. His is also the author of The Reminders and Maybe We're Electric.Steven Levenson is the Tony Award-winning playwright of Dear Evan Hansen. Other plays include If I Forget, Core Values, and The Language of Trees. In television and film, he co-created and executive produced the F/X series Fosse/Verdon, and wrote the screenplay for tick, tick...BOOM!
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul are the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier Award-winning songwriters best known for their work on Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest Showman.