Sorry for Your Loss

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Quill Tree Books
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5.6 X 8.7 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Jessie Ann Foley is the Printz Honor-winning author of the YA novels The Carnival at Bray, Neighborhood Girls, Sorry for Your Loss, and You Know I'm No Good. Her middle grade debut is Breda's Island. Her work has been named to best-of lists by Kirkus Reviews, ALA Booklist, YALSA, Entertainment Weekly, and many other outlets, and has been featured on school and library recommended reading lists all across the United States. Jessie lives with her family in Chicago, where she


"Luminous, wise, lyrical, and hilarious. Pup Flanagan is the best sort of underdog hero. This book's pages can barely contain the hugeness of its beating heart." -- Jeff Zentner, author of the NYT Notable Book The Serpent King

"Foley deftly paints a portrait exploring the different ways that grief and loss affect the members of a loving yet broken family. An introspective novel about the healing power of art with light touches of tears, laughter, and romance." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Printz Honor winner Foley takes readers through tenderhearted and sometimes painfully funny observations. It's a narrative that is threaded through with incredible feeling. A warm and clear-eyed examination of a family swimming through grief and a boy who finds the light." -- ALA Booklist (starred review)

"There are wonderful moments of levity, but ultimately the book is a poignant examination of the loss of a loved one during the time between adolescence and adulthood. Written with Foley's keen ear for family dynamics, this is definitely a strong choice."
-- School Library Journal

"Invaluable." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Through confident, expressive narration, Foley...provides an affirming conclusion to this delicately told coming-of-age story." -- Horn Book Magazine

"Well-delineated characters and Foley's subtle hand distinguish this moving novel." -- Publishers Weekly