Garvey’s Choice

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Garvey’s Choice

by Nikki Grimes

First Release:

January 2017

ISBN: 9781629797403

Garvey’s father has always wanted him to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, and reading. This novel-in-verse celebrates choosing to be true to yourself. Note on the Tanka poetry form.

  • ISBN: 9781629797403
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Wordsong
    Page Count: 120
    Trim Size: 7 1/3" x 5"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.6, Points: 1
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.5, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: 620L
    Awards & Honors: Oregon Reader's Choice Awards 2019 Nominee Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Contemporary Middle-Grade Novels
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017, Verse Novels
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Fiction
    2017 Notable Books for a Global Society
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    YALSA 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Fiction
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Poetry
    ILA Children’s Choices 2017 Reading List
    Genre: Fic
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