Everything Sad Is Untrue: (A True Story)

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Levine Querido
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5.5 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 1.28 pounds

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About the Author
Daniel Nayeri was born in Iran and spent a couple of years as a refugee before immigrating to Oklahoma at age eight with his family. He is the publisher of Odd Dot, an imprint of Macmillan, making him one of the youngest publishers in the industry. He has served on the CBC diversity committee and the CBC panel committee. He lives in New York City. His autobiographical novel, Everything Sad Is Untrue (a true story) was the winner of the Michael L. Printz Award.
"A modern epic." - KIRKUS REVIEWS ( starred review)
"A story that soars. Readers will be transported."- BCCB (starred review)
"A distinctive voice. A rare treasure of a book." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)
"Poignant and powerful. A story of heartbreak and resilience." - FOREWORD REVIEWS (starred review)
"One of the most extraordinary books of the year."- BOOKPAGE ( starred review)
"A journey as intimate as it is epic. A remarkable work that raises the literary bar in children's lit."- BOOKLIST (starred review)
"At once beautiful and painful, this timely story is highly recommended for middle grade readers."- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
"Like nothing else you've read or ever will read."-Newbery Medalist, Linda Sue Park
"A modern masterpiece - as epic as the "Iliad" and "Shahnameh," and as heartwarming as "Charlotte's Web." It's for the kids at the lunch table; the heroes of tomorrow, just looking to survive the battle of adolescence." - NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
"Supple, sparkling and original." - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL