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Gem & Dixie



by
Sara Zarr

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
HarperCollins
Imprint
Balzer + Bray
ISBN
9780062434593

Awards and Honors
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Fiction for Young Adults
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017, Young Adult
Brightly Best YA Books of 2017, According to Teens
Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Teen Books
POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Language: Strong Language, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Underage Use
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JLG Category

Young Adults

Gem & Dixie is a deep, nuanced, and gorgeously written story about the complex relationship between two sisters from a broken home.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Language: Strong Language, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Drug Use/Abuse, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Underage Use

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

288

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Dewey

F

AR

4.3: points 8

Lexile

HL650L

Genre

Fiction

Scholastic Reading Counts

15

JLG Release

May 2017

Book Genres


Topics

Teen poverty. Seattle, Washington. Runaways. Sisters. Food insecurity. Neglect. Unreliable parents. High school. Popularity.

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Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Kirkus Reviews*, Publishers Weekly*, Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Praise & Reviews

Grades 9 & Up
Young Adults
For Grades 9 & Up

Your older teen readers will appreciate the 12 selections in this category, a diverse mix of fiction and nonfiction covering complex issues and more mature content, from crushes and body changes to friendships and sibling rivalry.

12 books per Year
$201.60 per Year
Interests
Diversity,Fiction,Mature Readers,LGBTQ+,Novels,Funny/Humorous,Realistic Fiction
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