Clues to the Universe

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Product Details
Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
Quill Tree Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.5 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780063008892

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About the Author

Christina Li is the author of the middle grade novels Clues to the Universe and Ruby Lost and Found, which won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature, as well as the forthcoming teen novel True Love and Other Impossible Odds. At any given time she is probably daydreaming about characters and drinking too much jasmine green tea. She grew up in the Midwest and California but now calls New York home. Find her online at christinaliwrites.com.

Reviews

"Clues to the Universe shines with larger-than-life characters, the power of science, and a friendship greater than any force in the universe. Heartwarming, imaginative, timeless!" -- Katie Zhao, author of The Dragon Warrior

"An achingly beautiful and thoughtfully written debut that will find its way into the heart of readers seeking heart, hope and a sense of wonder." -- Karuna Riazi, author of The Gauntlet

"With an engaging voice and perfectly lovable characters, Clues to the Universe is a heart-filling journey of hope, healing, and friendship." -- Cindy Baldwin, author of Where the Watermelons Grow and Beginners Welcome

"Christina Li's Clues to the Universe is a triumphant story of friendship, loss, and the journey of finding your place in the world (and among the stars). A reminder that we sometimes have to travel great distances to find the secrets of what makes life beautiful. A remarkable debut!" -- Pablo Cartaya, award-winning, bestselling author of The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

"Charming, poignant, and thoughtfully woven." -- Kirkus Reviews

"It's impossible not to root for Ro and Benji as they discover the fun of imperfection, the wisdom that comes with failure, and the joy to be found in unexpected friendships." -- Booklist

"Alternating first-person chapters provide insight into each character's fears, worries, and hopes, creating two compelling, relatable protagonists who recognize the strengths in their differences and help each other forge new paths forward." -- Publishers Weekly

"The message of resilience, courage, and friendship will resonate widely with young readers." -- School Library Journal