Reviews

  • "Schmidt effortlessly fuses humor and tragedy"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "Wonderfully impressive and layered"

    starred review, Kirkus
  • "A rich and nuanced middle grade novel that will appeal to readers who feel a little on the outskirts"

    starred review, School Library Journal
  • "

    His engaging narrative leads readers through a broad range of emotions in this beautifully written, often amusing, and ultimately moving novel

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    starred review, Booklist
  • "Schmidt fuses pathos and humor in this adroitly layered novel"

    starred review, Publishers Weekly