*A Junior Library Guild Selection!
*5 starred reviews!
"An outstanding middle grade debut.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Lyrically rendered, heartbreaking, a wail of a novel.” —Elizabeth Acevedo, National Book Award winning author of THE POET X
"This is the book I needed as a young girl… a beautiful, necessary book." —Brandy Colbert, author of Finding Yvonne and Little & Lion
"Lockington's debut is a revelation. The language is delicious. Keda's story is searing and essential. I can't wait for everyone to read this." —Tracey Baptiste, New York Times bestselling author of The Jumbies series