Picture Us in the Light

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781484734117

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About the Author

Kelly Loy Gilbert believes deeply in the power of stories to illuminate a shared humanity and give voice to complex, broken people. She is the author of Conviction, a William C. Morris Award finalist, and lives in the SF Bay Area. She would be thrilled to hear from you on Twitter @KellyLoyGilbert or at www.KellyLoyGilbert.com.

Reviews

*"All together, it's a heady concoction: a compelling story of all kinds of love and all kinds of heartbreak overlaid with the unveiling of all kinds of secrets."--BCCB, starred review
*"Family, art, love, duty, and longing collide in this painfully beautiful paean to the universal human need for connection Exquisite, heartbreaking, unforgettable."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
*"Gilbert masterfully negotiat[es] plot twists and revelations while keeping the focus on her characters."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
*"The author demonstrates exquisite facility with tech-savvy teen-speak in every scenario and balances the authentic dialogue with elegant prose."--SLJ, starred review
*"With grace and respect, Gilbert manages to address the existential quandaries of both second-generation American teens and their immigrant parents Gilbert methodically lays bare her characters' secrets as if she was slowly pulling a cloth off a fine painting."--Booklist, starred review
"Picture Us in the Light illuminates the intricate bonds that draw us together. Danny Cheng, a young artist growing up amongst Ivy-League minded peers, will break your heart into a million pieces, and then quietly put it back together. Impressively layered and real."--Stacey Lee, 2017 Pen Center USA Literature Award Winning Author of Outrun the Moon
"A novel as radiant as its title suggests. Picture Us in the Light is fierce proof that Kelly Loy Gilbert is one of the best writers around."--David Arnold, New York Times bestselling author of Mosquitoland
"A searing exploration of buried secrets and the heart-wrenching ways that they can tear child from parent, friend from friend and a community from its long-held identity."--Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Ember in the Ashes
"Few books have ever moved me like this masterful story that pulses with love, loss, quiet hurts, and soaring dreams. An instant classic."--Jeff Zentner, William C. Morris Award winning author of The Serpent King and Goodbye Days