One of the Globe and Mail’s Globe 100 Favorite Books of 2020 One of CBC Books’ Best Middle-Grade and Young Adult Books of 2020 One of Canadian Children’s Book News’ Best Books of 2020 One of the Ontario Library Association’s 2020 Best Bets selection, Young Adult Fiction category
PRAISE FOR Barry Squires, Full Tilt:
“Barry’s quest for footloose fame instead takes him on a grand tour of humanity. . . . Offbeat, quirky, and full of heart.” —Kirkus Reviews
“[T]his is one foot-stompingly enjoyable, while also heart-rending, read.” —Quill & Quire
Publishers Weekly, starred review Booklist, starred review School Library Journal, starred review Amazon’s “Best Books of the Month” New York Times Bestseller! Winner of the 2020 Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature! Winner of the 2020 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work!
Barnes & Noble YA Book Club Pick July 2020 A People magazine Best Books Summer 2020 selection A Parade magazine Best Summer Books 2020 selection A Popsugar Top 25 Best YA Murder Mysteries of All ime selection A Buzzfeed, United by Pop, and Suspense Magazine Best YA Book of 2020 An Amazon Best Books of July 2020 Editor’s Pick An Amazon Teacher’s Pick and Amazon Best Books of July 2020 Editor’s Pick A YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults 2021 selection A BookPage Most Anticipated YA Book of Summer 2020 A School Library Journal Summer Series 2020 Best Reads Selection BCCB, starred review
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of the Year YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults List A Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year A Crystal Kite Award Winner A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A New York Public Library Best Book for Teens A BookPage Best Book of the Year Kirkus Reviews, starred review Booklist, starred review Publisher’s Weekly, starred review School Library Journal, starred review
Kirkus, starred review Publisher’s Weekly, starred review 2020 Newbery Honor Book 2020 Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award for New Talent 2020 William C. Morris Prize Finalist 2019 Kirkus Prize Finalist 2021 Audie Award Finalist For Best Middle Grade Audio Book NPR Favorite book of 2019 A School Libary Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019 A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019 ILA Teachers’ Choices CBC/NCSS Notable Children’s Book in Social Studies Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee Maine Student Book Award Reading List Georgia Children’s Book Award Finalist Just One More Page Recommendation List Kansas NEA Reading Circle List Top Pick NYPL Best Books for Kids (Top Ten) South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee Rhode Island Middle School Book Award Nominee Rebecca Caudill Nominee