500 Words or Less

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 1.2 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781534410442

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About the Author

Juleah del Rosario is Chamorro and Filipina, and lives in Colorado where she works as a librarian. She is the author of 500 Words or Less and Turtle under Ice. Her favorite animal is and always has been a turtle.

Reviews

"This compelling novel in verse encourages deep thought and conversation. Fans of Perfect by Ellen Hopkins will devour this timely and addictive read." --School Library Journal

"Del Rosario's poems are accessible, and Nic proves herself a keen observer of the world around her, an adept interrogator of her own self, and a philosopher who considers how and why life happens the way it does." --Publishers Weekly

"Thoughtfully introspective." --Booklist

"In poignant verse, the moments of anguish, loneliness, and hope ring true." --Kirkus Reviews

"Highly recommended." --School Library Connection

"Juleah Del Rosario is an important new voice in YA lit." --Judy Zuckerman, Brooklyn Public Library