Lost in the Sun, Hardcover
From the author of A Tangle of Knots and Absolutely Almost, a touching story about a boy who won't let one tragic accident define him. Everyone says that middle school is awful, but Trent knows nothing could be worse than the year he had in fifth gra...
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Producator: Philomel Books
From the author of A Tangle of Knots and Absolutely Almost, a touching story about a boy who won't let one tragic accident define him. Everyone says that middle school is awful, but Trent knows nothing could be worse than the year he had in fifth grade, when a freak accident on Cedar Lake left one kid dead, and Trent with a brain full of terrible thoughts he can't get rid of. Trent's pretty positive the entire disaster was his fault, so for him middle school feels like a fresh start, a chance to prove to everyone that he's not the horrible screw-up they seem to think he is. If only Trent could make that fresh start happen. It isn't until Trent gets caught up in the whirlwind that is Fallon Little--the girl with the mysterious scar across her face--that things begin to change. Because fresh starts aren't always easy. Even in baseball, when a fly ball gets lost in the sun, you have to remember to shift your position to find it. Praise for Lost in the Sun A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year -Graff writes with stunning insight and] consistently demonstrates why character-driven novels can live from generation to generation.---Kirkus Reviews STARRED -Graff creates layered, vulnerable characters that are worth getting to know.---Booklist STARRED - A]n ambitious and gracefully executed story.---Publishers Weekly STARRED -Weighty matters deftly handled with humor and grace will give this book wide appeal.---School Library Journal STARRED -Characterization is thoughtful.---BCCB STARRED -In Lost in the Sun, Trent decides that he will speak the truth: that pain and anger and loss are not the final words, that goodness can find us after all--even when we hide from it. This is a novel that speaks powerfully, honestly, almost shockingly about our human pain and our human redemption. This book will change you.---Gary Schmidt, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author of The Wednesday Wars and Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy -Lisa Graff crafts a compelling story about a boy