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I'll give you the sun / by Jandy Nelson.

By: Nelson, Jandy [author.].
Material type: TextTextDescription: 371 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780803734968; 0803734964.Other title: I will give you the sun.Subject(s): Twins -- Juvenile fiction | Teenage artists -- Juvenile fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction | Mothers -- Death -- Juvenile fiction | Grief -- Juvenile fiction | Sibling rivalry -- Juvenile fiction | Miscommunication -- Juvenile fiction | Gay teenagers -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Artists -- Fiction | Twins -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Gays -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Death -- Fiction | Family life -- California -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters | Families | Gay teenagers | Grief | Miscommunication | Mothers -- Death | Sibling rivalry | Teenage artists | Twins | Grief -- Fiction | Family life -- California -- Fiction | Gay teenagers -- Fiction | Siblings -- Fiction | Twins -- Fiction | Artists -- Fiction | Death -- Fiction | California -- Juvenile fiction | California -- Fiction | California | California -- FictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Michael L. Printz book award: Winner -- 2015. | Fiction. | Young adult fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] | 813.6 LOC classification: PZ7.N433835 | Ill 2014PS3614.E44573 | I45 2014Awards: Michael L. Printz Award, 2015 | Stonewall Honor Book in Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2015Summary: "Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in different and dramatic ways ... until Jude meets a cocky, broken, beautiful boy, as well as someone else -- an even more unpredictable new force in her life. The early years are Noah's story to tell. The later years are Jude's. What the twins don't realize is that they each have only half the story, and if they could just find their way back to one another, they'd have a chance to remake their world"--Provided by publisher.
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"Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened to wreck the twins in different and dramatic ways ... until Jude meets a cocky, broken, beautiful boy, as well as someone else -- an even more unpredictable new force in her life. The early years are Noah's story to tell. The later years are Jude's. What the twins don't realize is that they each have only half the story, and if they could just find their way back to one another, they'd have a chance to remake their world"--Provided by publisher.

Young Adult.

740 Lexile.

Michael L. Printz Award, 2015

Stonewall Honor Book in Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2015

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School Library Journal Review

Starred Review. Gr 9 Up-A resplendent novel from the author of The Sky Is Everywhere (Dial, 2010). Fraternal twins and burgeoning artists Jude and Noah are inseparable until puberty hits and they find themselves competing for boys, a spot at an exclusive art school, and their parents' affections. Told in alternating perspectives and time lines, with Noah's chapters taking place when they are 13 and Jude's when they are 16, this novel explores how it's the people closest to us who have the power to both rend us utterly and knit us together. Jude's takes are peppered with entries from her bible of superstitions and conversations with her grandmother's ghost, and Noah continuously imagines portraits (complete with appropriately artsy titles) to cope with his emotions. In the intervening years, a terrible tragedy has torn their family apart, and the chasm between the siblings grows ever wider. Vibrant imagery and lyrical prose propel readers forward as the twins experience first love, loss, betrayal, acceptance, and forgiveness. Art and wonder fill each page, and threads of magical realism lend whimsy to the narrative. Readers will forgive convenient coincidences because of the characters' in-depth development and the swoon-worthy romances. The novel's evocative exploration of sexuality, grief, and sibling relationships will ring true with teens. For fans of Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl (St. Martin's, 2013) and Melina Marchetta's realistic fiction. See author Q&A, p. 152.- Shelley Diaz, School Library Journal (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Jandy Nelson is an American author, born in 1965. She received a BA from Cornell University and MFAs in Poetry and Children's Writing from Brown University and Vermont College of Fine Arts and has worked as a literary agent for many years. Her New York Times bestselling second novel, I'll Give You the Sun, received the 2015 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature and from Australia, the 2016 Silver Inky Award which is presented to an international book. Both Sun and her debut, The Sky Is Everywhere, have been YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks and on multiple best of the year lists including the New York Times, Time Magazine, NPR, have earned many starred reviews. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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