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The Way Back

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The Way Back by Gavriel Savit
Hardcover $18.99
Nov 17, 2020 | ISBN 9781984894625

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Praise

Lyrical and fantastic…. Steeped in the rich traditions of ghost stories and Jewish folklore, this remarkable feat of storytelling is sure to delight.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

A bewitching allegorical adventure comprised of small, beautifully composed moments.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Savit builds the action with a storyteller’s assured cadences, creating a story rich in elements of Jewish folk tradition and flashes of both humor and the grotesque.” —The Bulletin, starred review

This work of prodigious imagination is especially notable in its author’s uncanny ability to create a visceral suspense that captures readers’ attention and won’t let go as the pages fly by.” —Booklist, starred review

Savit crafts an absorbing fantasy and gives teens plenty to contemplate about life, love, storytelling, and family.” —The Horn Book

“Darkly charming.—Vox

Awards

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2021

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2021

Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book SELECTION 2020

Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries SELECTION 2021

National Book Award Finalist FINALIST 2020

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