Art by Amy June Bates
I'm not going to lie. I was not looking for a novel in verse set in China about adoption starring a little girl with a congenital hand deformity. But after I read this submission, all I could think was that it was the manuscript I'd wanted my entire life.
Laurent Linn handled the design.
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★ "With spare, fluid language, [Sonnichsen] creates the endearing, authentic, nuanced emotions of a girl stuck between two worlds and brings to light a foundling's hope and determination." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
★ "Sonnichsen creates a palpable sense of yearning for home and belonging...in this heartbreaking, heartwarming, and impressive debut." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015 selection