The Best Man

Book Verdict

The Best Man

by Richard Peck

First Release:

January 2017

Other Release:

July 2017

ISBN: 9780803738393

A bighearted novel about gay marriage from a kid’s endearing perspective.

  • ISBN: 9780803738393
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Dial
    Page Count: 240
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.1, Points: 6
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.2, Points: 11
    Lexile: Level: 540L
    Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Fiction
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Fiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2016: Children’s Book
    Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Fiction Gold
    E. B. White Read-Aloud Award 2017 Finalist, Middle Reader
    2017 Capitol Choices, Ten to Fourteen
    The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
    Genre: Fic
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