We Are Lost and Found

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5.5 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author

Helene Dunbar is the author of several novels for young adults including These Gentle Wounds, What Remains, Boomerang, We Are Lost and Found, and Prelude for Lost Souls. Over the years, she's worked as a drama critic, journalist, and marketing manager, and has written on topics as diverse as Irish music, court cases, and theater. She lives in Nashville with her husband and daughter. Visit her online at helenedunbar.com

"Dunbar painstakingly populates the narrative with 1980s references--particularly to music--creating a vivid historical setting... A painful but ultimately empowering queer history lesson." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Michael's journey of growth and self-acceptance, with all its drama, confusion, and raw emotion, is one that many teens will be able to identify with...regardless of sexuality or gender" -- Booklist
"Dunbar paints a broad and accurate portrait of the pain of the times through a series of emotional snapshots." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"It's a certain type of magic that Helene Dunbar managed with this story... A hauntingly beautiful, yet scarring story that captures the struggles of figuring out who you are while facing the uncertainties of the world, a story that should be mandatory reading for all." -- The Nerd Daily
"A suggested purchase for libraries housing a special collection of LGBTQ+ works." -- School Library Journal
"This YA novel provides an interesting way for youth of all backgrounds to explore a dark history that is rarely discussed." -- Washington Blade
"We Are Lost and Found absolutely sparkles... she so perfectly, so evocatively captures the angst, uncertainty, and shaky self-confidence of adolescence that it might make you wince." -- Echo Magazine
"In haunting and lyrical prose Dunbar beautifully and accurately captures a generation." -- Tom Wilinsky, co-author of Snowsisters
"With staggeringly gorgeous, experimental prose, Dunbar delivers a critical story about love, heartbreak, the manifestation of fear, and hope." -- Mia Siegert, author of Jerkbait