Under a Painted Sky

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Speak
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.2 X 8.2 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780147511843

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About the Author

Stacey Lee is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Downstairs Girl, Luck of the Titanic, Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon, the winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. She is a fourth-generation Chinese American and a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. Born in Southern California, she graduated from UCLA and then got her law degree at UC Davis King Hall. She lives with her family outside San Francisco. You can visit Stacey at staceyhlee.com. Or follow her on Twitter @staceyleeauthor.

Reviews

Winner of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award
An ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick
An Amelia Bloomer Book

"Debut author Stacey Lee successfully rides onto the range with this sweeping, warmhearted tale."--The Chicago Tribune

"A much needed multicultural look at the Oregon Trail, with resourceful, smart, and brave Chinese American and African American girls as main characters. High drama, tension, romantic longings, and touches of humor will entice historical fiction fans."--School Library Journal

"This moving novel will captivate you."--Buzzfeed.com

*"Emotionally resonant and not without humor, this impressive debut about survival and connection, resourcefulness and perseverance will keep readers on the very edges of their seats."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"A great fit for fans of historical adventure with a touch of romance."--Booklist

*"A story that distinguishes itself by integrating strands of Chinese lore and wisdom, Christianity, and music with themes of friendship, diversity, and survival."--Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"Get ready to fall in love with this one." - Bustle.com

"A solid, entertaining read."--Tor.com

"A beautifully narrated story about first loves, unbreakable friendships and family found in unlikely strangers."--BookPage
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