Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World


  • "There are some books that we never forget. This is one of those books. Impactful, emotional, and important." ― Erin Entrada Kelly, Newbery award-winning author of Hello, Universe
  • * " Ivy’s story is no mere niche-filler in LGBTQ middle-grade realism—it’s a standard-setter." ― Kirkus Reviews, starred review
  • * "Filling a much-needed gap in middle grade literature, this story addresses not just the topic of a first crush, but also the invisibility frequently felt by middle children…Young readers will find Ivy’s challenges very real and will sympathize with her choices, both good and bad." ― School Library Journal, starred review
  • * "This is an emotionally sensitive and elegantly written novel about loss and the first stirrings of love." ― Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "This necessary and emotionally complex addition to the body of middle-grade literature offers readers a positive, complex, and courageous portrayal of burgeoning sexuality and relationships within the world of junior high." ― Booklist
  • "A tenderhearted novel that should be in the hands of every reader." ― Kat Yeh, author of The Truth About Twinkie Pie and The Way to Bea


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