Garvey’s father has always wanted him to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, and reading. This novel-in-verse celebrates choosing to be true to yourself. Note on the Tanka poetry form.
Garvey’s ChoiceBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781629797403 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Wordsong Page Count: 120 Trim Size: 7 1/3" x 5" Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.6, Points: 1 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.5, Points: 4 Lexile: Level: 620L Awards & Honors: Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Contemporary Middle-Grade Novels
SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017, Verse Novels
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Fiction
2017 Notable Books for a Global Society
2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
YALSA 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Fiction
CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016
2016 Cybils Finalist, Poetry
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