You Bring the Distant Near

By Mitali Perkins

Hardcover edition

Publisher Macmillan Imprint Farrar, Straus & Giroux ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 Magnolia Book Award Winner, Grades 9-12
2018 Amelia Bloomer List: Young Adult, Fiction
YALSA 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults
Capitol Choices 2018, Fourteen and Up
2018 Walter Award Honor, Teen Category
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Fiction for Young Adults
National Book Award 2017 Longlist
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017, Young Adult
School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Young Adult
Horn Book Fanfare List 2017, Fiction
Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Teen Books
New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2017

You Bring the Distant Near

Out of stock

Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism

Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, this book explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture.
More Information

Standard MARC Records

Download Standard MARC Records

Cover Art

Download Cover Art

City High School (Grades 10 & Up)

City High School

City High School (Grades 10 & Up)

For Grades 10 & Up

Teen readers looking for realistic city settings and urban themes will enjoy these often-gritty titles that deal with contemporary situations and feature ethnically and culturally diverse characters. These titles will have special appeal for urban teens who want to see their own lives reflected in the books they read. Readers interested in the excitement and challenges of a city setting will also be drawn to the 12 books that comprise this category.

12 books per Year
$259.20 per Year

Diversity, Fiction, Mature Readers, LGBTQ+, Novels, Realistic Fiction

Like this book? Get more like this every month.