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Chime by Franny Billingsley
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Apr 12, 2012 | ISBN 9780142420928

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A National Book Award Finalist

“Part mystery, part fantasy, this beautifully-written page turner explores guilt, mercy, and love.”—New York Times bestselling author Holly Black

★ “A darkly beguiling fantasy.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ “Billingsley takes the time to develop a layered narrative adorned with linguistic filigree—she is one of the great prose stylists of the field.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ “Exquisite to the final word.”—Booklist, starred review

★ “Both lushly sensual and shivery.”—School Library Journal, starred review

★ “Extraordinary and moving.”—BCCB, starred review

★ “An entirely original concoction.”—The Horn Book, starred review


Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice SELECTION 2011

Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books SELECTION 2011

Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2012

Horn Book Fanfare SELECTION 2011

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year SELECTION 2011

Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2011

School Library Journal Best Book of the Year SELECTION 2011


YALSA Best Books for Young Adults SELECTION 2012

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature FINALIST 2011

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature HONOR 2011

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