Full Cicada Moon

by Marilyn Hilton

Vermont, 1969: The residents of Mimi’s predominantly white town are curious about her mixed ethnicity. She’d rather discuss her dream of becoming an astronaut—but that just makes them laugh. A novel in verse. Glossary of Japanese words.

ISBN: 9780525428756

JLG Release: December 2015

Other Release:

May 2016

JLG Member Price

Upper Elementary & Junior High

Grades 5-7


12 books / $15.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.7, Points: 5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.2, Points: 11


    Level: 790L

    Awards & Honors

    2016 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Older Children

    Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle-Grade
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Fiction
    2015–2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Winner, Children’s
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers
    2016 Amelia Bloomer List, Middle Grade–Fiction
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Fiction for Older Readers
    100 Notable Titles for Reading and Sharing 2015, Children’s Books
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2016, Multicultural Fiction & Historical Fiction
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 6–8
    2015 Cybils Award Nomination, Poetry
    Best Multicultural Books of 2015
    VOYA’s Pure Poetry 2016
    ILA Teachers’ Choices, 2016 Reading List
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2016, Verse Novels
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Historical Fiction



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