5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Level: 4.7, Points: 5Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 5.2, Points: 11Lexile
Level: 790LAwards & 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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