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?
Goodbye StrangerBook Verdict
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
Amazon.com 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
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