Middletown

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Levine Querido
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781646140428

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About the Author

Sarah Moon is a teacher and writer. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with her wife, Jasmine, and their daughter, Zora. She is the coeditor of The Letter Q, a young adult anthology. Her first YA novel is the critically acclaimed Sparrow.

Reviews

[STAR] "This journey is a rewarding one." -Publishers Weekly (starred),

"Moon's heartfelt story walks the line between humor and heartbreak, never shying away from the difficult ramifications of addiction. Tough subjects are addressed here...but the familial love and bonds of friendship always take things to a hopeful place."-Booklist,

"Raw and realistic. Ultimately, the book feels both personal and beneficial for its intended audience."-School Library Connection,

"This realistic portrayal of a family in crisis sugarcoats nothing, but offers conditional hope for the future. A compelling picture of an impoverished family struggling with hereditary alcoholism." -School Library Journal,

"Sweet, sad, funny, heartbreaking, and hopeful, [Middletown] features authentic characters navigating life's complexities, big and small. A moving and memorable glimpse into one endearing middle schooler's life." -Kirkus Reviews,

"The book's tone is sharp and insightful but never judgmental, and the characters' voices are distinctive and realistic. Moon offers up powerful and positive life lessons wrapped in an engaging, tender, and satisfying story."-Horn Book,

"Original, funny, rueful, and most of all, real, Middletown is an engrossing tale told by a deeply likeable tough cookie." -Emma Donoghue,