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Strange Birds by Celia C. Pérez
Sep 03, 2019 | ISBN 9780425290439
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    Sep 03, 2019 | ISBN 9780425290439 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Sep 03, 2019 | ISBN 9780425290446 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Sep 03, 2019 | 450 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Sep 03, 2019 | 452 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Thought-provoking, timely, and laugh-out-loud funnyStrange Birds explores friendship, community, and the role each of us plays in creating a better world.”
—Aisha Saeed, New York Times bestselling author of Amal Unbound

Strange Birds is an inspiring story about the power of truth, and of true friends.”
—Rebecca Stead, New York Times bestselling author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me

*”Writing with wry restraint that’s reminiscent of Kate DiCamillo… a beautiful tale of the value of friendship against unconquerable odds.” 
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

*”Four unique personalities form a crew with a mission in this engaging, well-plotted second novel from Peréz.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

*”A perfect title for school and public libraries seeking realistic books about friendship.”
School Library Journal (starred review)

*”Perfect for preteens becoming aware that friendships can be complicated, and that the world is more so.”
The Horn Book (starred review)

* “Thoughtful.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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School Library Journal (starred review)
* “A rowdy reminder that people are at their best when they aren’t forced into neat, tidy boxes.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Select awards and accolades for PUNKA 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book * An ALSC Notable Children’s Book * A 2018 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award Winner * A 2017 ABA Indies Introduce Title * A Kids’ Indie Next List Pick * An E.B. White Read-Aloud Middle Reader Award finalist * A 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction and Poetry Honor Book

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