Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, this book explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture.
You Bring the Distant NearBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780374304904 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: 4.9, Points: 9 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.4, Points: 16 Lexile: Level: HL720L Awards & 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’s; 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
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