Illustrator: Amy June Bates
In this touching poetic novel, a fall apple ritual—along with some inventive storytelling—brings a family together as they grieve the loss of a beloved family member. Black-and-white illustrations done in oil-based pencil.
JLG Release: Nov 2016
Awards & Honors
Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Contemporary Middle-Grade Novels
The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017, Verse Novels
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books*, Book List*, Kirkus Reviews*, School Library Journal
School Library Journal
8" x 5 1/2"
Level 4.2; Points: 1;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 4.5; Points: 4;