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CRUSHING IT (Out now!)
SMALL MEDIUM AT LARGE
Award news for SMALL MEDIUM AT LARGE:
Nominee for the 2015 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards
2014 Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Awards – Honour Book
Chosen as a 2013 Sydney Taylor Notable Book
Finalist for the 2013 Hamilton Literary Awards
“Joanne Levy is hysterical—she turns the tragedy of middle school into sheer hilarity. I’d read anything by her.”
—Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of the Wake series and The Unwanteds series
“Combines laugh-out-loud moments with honest emotion for the perfect mix of a can’t-put-it-down read.”
—Eileen Cook, author of Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood and the Fourth Grade Fairy series
“In a fresh, frank and funny first-person voice, Lilah tells of her ghostly encounters from the perspective of a normal Jewish girl coping with abnormal powers. Droll middle school drama.” – Kirkus
“…readers will be drawn in by the quirky characters and the outlandish story line, making it a purchase that definitely won’t sit on shelves. A very strong debut novel.”—School Library Journal
“[SMALL MEDIUM AT LARGE] is tightly-written and fast-paced, the dialogue is clever and funny, and the story flows well. While there are some discussions of kissing and dating, there is nothing in it to make it inappropriate for a fifth-or sixth grade girl, and Small Medium at Large is a perfect read for every girl who is struggling or has ever struggled to fit in. Highly Recommended.” – CM Magazine
Here’s a bit about the book, which is out NOW:
After she’s hit by lightning at a wedding, twelve-year-old Lilah Bloom develops a new talent: she can hear dead people. Among them, there’s her over-opinionated Bubby Dora; a prissy fashion designer; and an approval-seeking clown who livens up a séance. With Bubby Dora leading the way, these and other sweetly imperfect ghosts haunt Lilah through seventh grade, and help her face her one big fear: talking to—and possibly going to the seventh-grade dance with—her crush, Andrew Finkel.