The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise


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$16.99  $15.80
Henry Holt & Company
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5.3 X 8.4 X 1.4 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Dan Gemeinhart is a former elementary-school teacher-librarian and lifelong book nerd. He lives with his wife and three daughters in a small town in Washington State. He's the author of some other books, too: The Honest Truth, Some Kind of Courage, Scar Island, and Good Dog. If he ever meets you, he'd love to talk about books with you.


A 2019 Parents' Choice Award Gold Medal Winner
Amazon's #1 Best Children's Book of 2019
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Bookriot "25 Of The Best Middle School Books For Today's Readers" Pick
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2019
A 2020 Lone Star Reading List Selection
A Book Riot "Best Middle School Books for Young Readers" Selection
A GoodReads "Best Middle Grade Books of 2019" Finalist

"Coyote's bold, engaging voice pops off the page...Gemeinhart infuses the story with moments of lyrical writing and folksy wisdom served up with a dollop of girl power." -The New York Times

"Narrator Coyote is legendary: wise, thoughtful, and perceptive...The narrative is beautifully paced and ranges easily from comic to bittersweet." -Booklist, starred review

"Sincere friendships, inventive obstacles, and emotional depth propel the cross-country trip as the winning protagonist stakes a claim for her future by reclaiming the past." -Publishers Weekly

"This is not just a story about Coyote's remarkable journey--this novel solidifies Gemeinhart as a remarkable children's author." -BookPage

"Gemeinhart has created a memorable voice in Coyote, a girl wise beyond her years, in this poignant tale of strangers becoming family and helping a grieving girl and her father come to terms with a terrible loss." -The Buffalo News

"Coyote's story is wise, funny, and holds onto your heart long after you've read the final page." -Amazon

"A rollicking, wonderful adventure." -The Young Folks

"[Gemeinhart] tempers Coyote's grief with her triumphant growth from a girl whose sole purpose is keeping her father on an even keel to one who realizes that she alone must find, and even fight for, her own happiness." -Horn Book

"You'll plain want to hug the world in the end." -Paste Magazine

"There's a lot of heart here." -Common Sense Media