Clean Getaway

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Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Yearling Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.6 X 0.7 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781984893000

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About the Author
Nic Stone is the author of the New York Times bestseller and William C. Morris finalist Dear Martin and its companion novel Dear Justyce, which looks at the lives of black incarcerated juveniles. She also wrote the teen novels Odd One Out, an NPR Best Book and Rainbow Book List Top Ten and Jackpot, a love-ish story that takes a searing look at economic inequality. Clean Getaway, her middle-grade debut, deals with coming to grips with the pain of the past and the humanity of our heroes. It received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist, who called it "an absolute firecracker of a book."

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Reviews
Praise for Clean Getaway:

"A road novel that serves in part as a primer on important scenes and themes of the civil-rights movement... [A] poignant caper." --The Wall Street Journal

"An absolute firecracker of a book." --Booklist, starred review

"A heartwarming, family-centered adventure that will leave readers guessing until the end." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Rich in history, Stone's middle-grade debut entertains and informs young readers....A road trip to remember." --Kirkus Reviews

"Stone has crafted a history lesson in road-trip form....a good addition for school ­libraries seeking unconventional approaches to history." --School Library Journal


Praise for Dear Martin:

"Powerful, wrenching." --John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Absolutely incredible, honest, gut-wrenching. A must read!" --Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give

"Painfully timely and deeply moving." --Jodi Picoult

"Raw and gripping." --Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys