Houghton MifflinPage Count
Level: 4.3, Points: 2Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 4.6, Points: 7Lexile
Level: 750LAwards & Honors
SLJ Best Books 2014, Middle Grade
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Middle-Grade Books
PW’s Best Books of 2014, Middle Grade
Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature, Best Multicultural Books of 2014
New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Stories for Older Readers
2015 Newbery Medal Winner
2015 Coretta Scott King Honor, Author
2015 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Honor Book
YALSA’s 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults, Top Ten
ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, Older Readers
VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2014, Top of the Top Shelf
VOYA’s Perfect Tens 2014
2015 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts
2014 Cybils Awards Finalist, Middle Grade Fiction; Capitol Choices 2015
ILA Young Adults’ Choices 2015 Reading List
The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
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