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The Hero Next Door

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Jul 30, 2019 | ISBN 9780525646303

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“A stellar collection that, in celebrating heroes, helps readers find the universal in the specific.” —Kirkus Reviews starred review 

“A great anthology with a message of spreading kindness and hope.” –School Library Journal

“There is a story here for everyone.” –Booklist

“These accomplished stories triumphantly redefine the meaning of the word hero.” –Publishers Weekly

“As with the two previous anthologies from We Need Diverse Books, this collection admirably succeeds in making available to all readers a wider and more representative range of American voices and protagonists.” -The Washington Post

Praise for Flying Lessons & Other Stories:

An ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick!
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year!
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year!
A New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids Selection
!A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year Selection!


“Should not be missed.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable.” —School Library Journal, Starred Review

“There’s plenty of magic in this collection to go around.” —Booklist, Starred Review

“Universal themes.” —Kirkus, Starred Review

“A glittering cast of writers.” —The Bulletin, Starred Review

“Will resonate with any kid who’s ever felt different—which is to say, every kid.” —Time 

“An unusually strong collection.” —The Horn Book 

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