Product Details

$17.99  $16.73
Crown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
5.6 X 8.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.06 pounds

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About the Author

Nic Stone is the author of the New York Times bestselling Dear Martin and Odd One Out, which Booklist called "essential reading" in a starred review. Jackpot, her third novel, is a life-affirming story about the humanity in people, no matter how little or how much is in their bank account. Nic lives in Atlanta with her adorable little family. @getniccednicstone.info


Praise for Jackpot

"Hard-to-put-down, enjoyable read." --Booklist

"Smart, humorous and hopeful." --Shelf Awareness

"Stone delivers a thoughtful and polished novel about class, privilege, and relative poverty." --Kirkus Reviews

"A deftly constructed tale that is equal parts satisfying wish-fulfillment and light-handed lessons learned.... This is a real winner." --SLJ

"By turns romantic, funny, and surprising, the story explores how class, status, and money--or lack thereof--have the ability to limit or expand life opportunities, the choices we make, and our universal need for love and connection." --The Horn Book

Praise for Odd One Out:

"Fans of Nic and new readers will find themselves engrossed." --Teen Vogue

"Declaring yourself--how you would like to be represented and whom you want to love and connect with--is treated with real tenderness." --The New York Times

"For fans of authors who dig complex relationships, like Shannon M. Parker, Ashley Woodfolk and Misa Sugiura." --Paste Magazine

"Essential reading." --Booklist, starred review

"Filled with rich character development, whip-smart dialogue, and a layered exploration of financial precariousness... Stone delivers a thoughtful and polished novel about class, privilege, and relative poverty." --Kirkus Reviews

"An important and necessary love story." -SLJ

"Stone challenges stereotypical notions of what it means to be straight, bisexual, or gay, showing how sexual identities and desires can be as complicated as the individual human brain." -PW

Praise for Dear Martin:
A BookExpo Editors' Buzz Selection!
An Indies Introduce Selection!
A Kids' Indie Next List pick!

"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, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give

"Painfully timely and deeply moving." -Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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

"Teens, librarians and teachers alike will find this book a godsend. . . . Vivid and powerful." -Booklist, starred review

"A visceral portrait of a young man reckoning with the ugly, persistent violence of social injustice." -PW