Going Over

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Product Details
Price
$9.99  $9.29
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781452128863

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About the Author
Beth Kephart is the award-winning author of books for both adults and young readers, including You Are My Only, Small Damages, Handling the Truth, and One Thing Stolen. She lives in Devon, Pennsylvania.
Reviews
"An unforgettable portrayal of life and love divided. Kephart captures the beauty and desperation of 1980's Berlin with prose both gripping and graceful."--Ruta Sepetys, New York Times bestselling author of Between Shades of Gray and Out of the Easy
"Beth Kephart is one of my heroes. She's spun gold out of the language of longing and has shown us how to make room for miracles. We Could Be Heroes-about a boy and girl separated by the cruelest of fates-will inspire any reader to make the leap for love."--Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalists Sold and Never Fall Down
"Beth Kephart has done it again. She's spun gold out of the language of longing and has shown us how to make room for miracles. Going Over--about a boy and girl separated by the cruelest of fates--will inspire any reader to make the leap for love."--Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalists Sold and Never Fall Down
"A stark reminder of the power of hope, courage, and love."-Booklist, starred review
A Junior Library Guild Selection
"At once compelling and challenging... this gripping effort captures the full flavor of a trying time in an onerous place."--Kirkus Reviews
"An excellent example of historical fiction focusing on an unusual time period."-School Library Journal, starred review
"Readers will finish the book and continue to think about how effective one wall can be in separating a country and in fashioning attitudes toward life."--Reading Today
"A profound read meant for discussion."-VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates
"Going Over carefully balances love and heartbreak, propelling readers through the story."--Shelf Awareness
"Paints a vivid picture of a divided Berlin and the wall that separates friends, lovers and families."--BookPage
"An intense, absorbing read that shows how the personal and political can be fused together, and how small, personal acts can have life-changing implications for many people.... a unique, passionate story illuminating a fascinating time and place."--Common Sense Media
"A keenly intimate story of human love made epic by circumstances."-- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"An absorbing story of young love and conflicting ideologies."--Publishers Weekly