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How to Be Luminous - by Harriet Reuter Hapgood (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 336

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Family

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Siblings

Author: Harriet Reuter Hapgood

Language: English

Street Date: April 30, 2019
TCIN: 54486832
UPC: 9781626723757
Item Number (DPCI): 248-88-5619


"A moving tale of grief and self-discovery." --Kirkus Reviews

"A lovely, sensitive book . . . that will appeal to fans of character-driven novels with attention to descriptive details, such as Nina LaCour's We Are Okay." --Booklist

"Lyrical and inventive." --School Library Journal

"The author paints a beautiful character portrait with her words and brings Minnie's home of south London to life. A nice addition to fiction collections." --VOYA Magazine

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"[T]he delectable romance and the moment when past, present and future all come together and semi-solve the mysteries of Gottie's time travel make the journey worthwhile." --The New York Times

"Novelist Harriet Reuter Hapgood's electric YA debut, The Square Root of Summer, reminds us that time is a healer." --Buzzfeed

"An earnest picture of the way loss ripples through a family and shapes the movements of everyone it touches." --NPR

"An exciting, shouldn't-miss debut with a fresh and enthralling time-travel twist." --USA Today, Happily Ever After

"The Square Root of Summer proves that time travel and young love go hand in hand." --Mashable

"An epic romance with twists that will leave you breathless." --Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Beautiful Creatures and author of The Lovely Reckless

"Sophisticated and believable . . . An emotional roller-coaster ride worth taking." --School Library Journal, starred review

"A story of complex grief, love, and growth." --Kirkus Reviews

"Reuter Hapgood's novel will lodge in the hearts of readers." --Booklist

"A poignant portrait of a girl struggling with loss and love, this novel is equal parts heart and smarts, with a dash of friends-turned-more sweetness." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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