The 57 Bus

Book Verdict

The 57 Bus

by Dashka Slater

First Release:

February 2018

ISBN: 9780374303235

This riveting nonfiction book for teens tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California.

  • ISBN: 9780374303235
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.5, Points: 8
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.6, Points: 12
    Lexile: Level: 930L
    Awards & Honors: Green Mountain Book Award 2018 --2019 Nominee
    Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2019 Honor
    Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Awards 2019 Nominee
    2018 Stonewall Book Award Winner
    2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor, Nonfiction
    2018 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist
    2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, Young Adult Literature
    YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Selection
    Capitol Choices 2018, Fourteen and Up
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Contemporary People, Places, and Events
    School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Teen Books
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Teen Books
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Teen Nonfiction
    New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2017, Top Ten
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Teen Books
    The Nonfiction Detectives, Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
    The Washington Post Best Books Children’s Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfic
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