Garvey’s Choice

Book Verdict

Garvey’s Choice

by Nikki Grimes

First Release:

January 2017

ISBN: 9781629797403

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.

  • 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
    Genre: Fic
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