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Planet Earth Is Blue - by Nicole Panteleakos (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Family

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: Orphans & Foster Homes

Author: Nicole Panteleakos

Language: English

Street Date: May 14, 2019
TCIN: 54446409
UPC: 9780525646570
Item Number (DPCI): 248-85-2931


"Pantleakos masterfully blends character and plot in this gorgeous, hopeful story." --Booklist, Starred Review

"Bursting with worry, joy, empathy, humor, and even mischief, Nova is endearingly nuanced... Stellar." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"An exceptional debut featuring a character everyone can root for." --School Library Journal, Starred Review

"Tender and illuminating, Planet Earth is Blue is a beautiful debut novel about the strength of a girl who knows exactly who she is, even when others can't see her." --Rebecca Stead, Newbery-winning author of When You Reach Me

"A powerful story about the extraordinary mind of a young girl with autism and the bond between sisters." --Ann M. Martin, Newbery Honor-winning author of A Corner of the Universe and the Baby-sitters Club books

"Nova is a character you will never forget, who will break your heart and put it back together again in a new way. She felt so real." --Gennifer Choldenko, author of the Newbery Honor Book Al Capone Does My Shirts and One-Third Nerd

"A remarkable, sensitively told debut with a joyfully positive portrayal of neurodifference. Nova and her indomitable spirit will remain with you long after you close the book." --Cindy Baldwin, author of Where the Watermelons Grow

"As close to perfect as a story can get. It speaks to heartbreak and joy, pain and resilience, tragedy and humanity (both big and small) in a unique and utterly engaging 'speechless' voice that transcends all boundaries." --Nora Raleigh Baskin, author of Anything but Typical and Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

"Nova's story will wrap itself around your heart page after page after page. It's like reading a hug. A beautiful debut!" --Ellie Terry, author of Forget Me Not

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