Goodbye Stranger

Book Verdict

Goodbye Stranger

by Rebecca Stead

First Release:

September 2015

ISBN: 9780375990984

Seventh-grade best friends Bridge, Emily, and Tabitha have always had a no-fighting rule; Sherm is newly friends with Bridge; and a high-school girl cuts school on Valentine’s Day. How do their stories merge?

  • ISBN: 9780375990984
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added
    Publisher: Wendy Lamb
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.9, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.2, Points: 14
    Lexile: Level: 560L
    Awards & Honors: Capitol Choices 2016
    Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    The Washington Posts Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle-grade novels
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2015, Fiction
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    Goodreads Choice Awards 2015, Middle Grades & Children’s Best Books of the Year 2015, Ages 9–12, Top 20
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Fiction
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Older Readers
    2016 Amelia Bloomer List, Middle Grade–Fiction
    YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults 2016
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Fiction for Older Readers
    100 Notable Titles for Reading and Sharing 2015, Children’s Books
    VOYA’s Perfect Tens 2015
    CCBC Choices 2016, Fiction for Children
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Middle Grade Fiction
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Coming of Age
    2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor, Fiction
    Genre: Fic
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