I Don't Live Here Anymore

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Groundwood Books
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4.9 X 0.7 X 7.6 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
Gabi Kreslehner was born in Linz, Austria. She is a teacher and writes for young readers and adults. I Don't Live Here Anymore, her first novel, was published to huge acclaim in Germany (Charlottes Traum), receiving the Peter Härtling Prize, the Hans im Glück Prize and the Steiermark Prize for Young Adult Literature. Gabi lives with her family in Ottensheim, Austria, a town on the Danube that is very much like Charlotte's.

Shelley Tanaka is an award-winning author, translator and editor who has written and translated more than thirty books for children and young adults. She teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts, in the MFA Program in Writing for Children and Young Adults.

"An immersive, believable portrait of how adolescents cope, or not, with divorce, drawn from an inside view. Powerful and deeply resonant." -- Kirkus, starred review

"Subtle and nuanced, this fine coming-of-age novel has the delicate strength of a strand of silk." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

"I was sitting at the bus stop early in the morning when he suddenly appeared and sat down on the bench beside me.
'Hi!' he said. 'How are you doing?'
He spoke with a slight accent and I looked up, a bit irritated.
'Where are you from?' I asked, glancing over at him. Wow, I thought. Wow. They were going to flip out at school when they saw him." -- from the book