The Science of Breakable Things

Tae Keller (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Yearling Books
Publish Date
May 21, 2019
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.9 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781524715694

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About the Author

TAE KELLER was born and raised in Honolulu, where she grew up on purple rice, Spam musubi, and her halmoni's tiger stories. She is the Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Trap a Tiger and The Science of Breakable Things. She lives in Seattle. Visit her at TaeKeller.com, follow her monthly love letters at bit.ly/lovetae, and find her on Twitter and Instagram.

Reviews

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
An NPR Great Read of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2018
A Booklist Reader Best Book of the Month
A Brightly Best Children's and YA Books of March 2018

"Natalie is an engaging narrator whose struggles at home and with her peers ring true."
--Deborah Hopkinson, award-winning author

"Inspiring, emotional, and heartwarming."
--Melissa Savage, author of Lemons

"A compassionate glimpse of mental illness accessible to a broad audience."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred

"Aside from the obvious connection to STEM, Keller's layered, accessible story has offers beautifully crafted metaphors, a theme of mending old friendships and creating new ones, and an empowering teacher to a variety of readers. . . . A winning story full of heart and action."
--Booklist, starred

"Natalie's Korean heritage is sensitively explored, as is the central issue of depression."
--Publishers Weekly

"Natalie learns that, as with the egg, people, too, are fragile and need support and padding to break their falls. An emotional story that explores parental depression with realism and empathy."
--School Library Journal

"A sweet and hope-filled story."
--Brightly