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Fire Color One

Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine
Hardcover
Jan 31, 2017 | 240 Pages
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    Jan 31, 2017 | 240 Pages | Young Adult

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    Jan 31, 2017 | 240 Pages | Young Adult

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Praise

Praise for Fire Color One:

A Carnegie Medal finalist

“It’s not often—in fact, it has never happened to me even once—that I fall so hard for a young arsonist. The book moves swiftly, alternating between comedy and sadness, sometimes in the same paragraph. I loved Fire Color One.” —Daniel Wallace, critically acclaimed and bestselling author of Big Fish

* “Valentine writes about family dysfunction, arson, and art with equal levels of beauty and lyricism, creating a vivid landscape of heartache and redemption….A story about an ugly situation that explodes into beauty through cunning and resilience.” —Kirkus *STARRED*

* “From the first page to the last, Valentine has crafted a masterpiece.” —BCCB *STARRED*

“[T]his is a poignant story about the power of art to connect and transform.” —SLJ

“Beautifully written…a quiet, reflective novel that blooms into a thrilling mystery.” —Booklist

Fire Color One is a stunning journey of a teenage girl’s struggle to find her place in a world that tries its hardest to keep her out….For fans of stories in which the good guys prevail, this book is perfect.” —VOYA

“Wise, brilliantly plotted.” —The Sunday Times

“Beautifully written…this latest creation is her most spectacular yet.” —The Guardian Children’s Books review

“A beautifully written, darkly funny and surprisingly poignant story of art, family and discovering the people we thought we knew.” —Kerry Kletter, critically acclaimed author of The First Time She Drowned

Praise for Me, the Missing, and the Dead:

A Morris Award finalist
Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize (under title Finding Violet Park)

* “Compulsively readable. A memorable new voice.” —Publishers Weekly *STARRED*

* “Lucas’ pitch-perfect voice and authentic family relationships…and the poignant, coming-of-age mystery will stay with the reader long after the book ends. Valentine’s debut novel shines richly.” —Booklist *STARRED*

* “Engaging from start to finish.” —School Library Journal *STARRED*

“An impressive debut. Valentine offers a rich cast of characters and marvelous writing.” —Buffalo News

“Charmingly told, this mystery manages to be both frothy and nourishing.” —Kirkus

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