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You Bring the Distant Near - by Mitali Perkins (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Family

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Multigenerational

Author: Mitali Perkins

Language: English

Street Date: September 12, 2017
TCIN: 52064980
UPC: 9780374304904
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-4838

Description

A 2017 National Book Award Longlist Title
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Book of the Year
South Asia Book Award Winner
2018 White Ravens Award Winner
A Louisiana Readers' Choice Award Nominee

"Full of sisterhood, diversity, and complex, strong women, this book will speak to readers as they will undoubtedly find a kindred spirit in at least one of the Das women." --Booklist starred review

..". an unforgettable novel... Perkins's vibrantly written exploration of a family in transition is saturated with romance, humor, and meaningful reflections on patriotism, blended cultures, and carving one's own path." --Publishers Weekly starred review

"This stunning book about immigration and cultural assimilation is a must-purchase for teen and new adult collections." --School Library Journal starred review

..".an ambitious narrative that illuminates past and present, departure and reunion, women and family." --The Horn Book starred review

..".features inspiring South Asian girl and women protagonists grappling with love, faith, and culture, as well as the intersections among their personal, communal, and national histories...lushly drawn and emotionally resonant." --Kirkus

"The fully fleshed characters and complex family dynamics provide a vibrant background for exploration of multigenerational adaptation to a diverse America and of the familial and romantic love that nourishes their new roots." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"With wisdom and wit, You Bring the Distant Near illustrates the beauty in diversity. Perkins's striking imagery and deep, heartfelt insights illuminate the darkest corners of ignorance, providing a bright path to understanding and embracing differences in all their many splendors." --Shelf Awareness starred review

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