Tiny Pretty Things

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Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Harperteen
Publish Date
Pages
464
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.1 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062342409

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About the Author

Dhonielle Clayton hails from the Washington, DC, suburbs on the Maryland side. She earned an MA in children's literature from Hollins University and an MFA in writing for children at the New School. She taught secondary school for several years. Clayton is a former librarian and cofounder of Cake Literary, a creative kitchen whipping up decadent-and decidedly diverse-literary confections for middle grade, young adult, and women's fiction readers.

Sona Charaipotra is the author of Symptoms of a Heartbreak and How Maya Got Fierce and coauthor of The Rumor Game and Tiny Pretty Things, now a Netflix original series. She earned a master's degree in screenwriting from NYU and an MFA in creative writing from the New School. A working journalist, Sona has held editorial roles at People, TeenPeople, ABCNews.com, MSN, several parenting publications, the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog (RIP), and, most recently, as senior editor of trends and features at Parents.com. She has contributed to publications from the New York Times to TeenVogue. She is a former We Need Diverse Books board member, and she cofounded CAKE Literary, a boutique book packager focused on high concept diverse titles. Find her on the web talking about books, Bollywood movies, and chai.

Reviews
"A page-turner with a heart."--Kirkus Reviews
"Diversity is organically spotlighted [in this] fun and fast read."--School Library Journal
"A beautiful example of diversity in characters and settings."--Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
"Charaipotra and Clayton skillfully craft three distinctive, complex characters. This enticing glimpse into the ballet world is rich with detail and drama as the authors highlight its glamour and darkness."--Publishers Weekly
It's impossible not to get sucked in, and the cast of characters is so diverse and fully realized, you root even for the nastiest of them.--Francesca Zappia, author of Made You Up
"Appealing both to dancers and drama lovers, this engaging, pulpy read skillfully explores a variety of issues, from sexual orientation to ethnic identity to single-parent households, in a glamorous, high-stakes setting."--Booklist