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The Collected Works of Gretchen Oyster

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The Collected Works of Gretchen Oyster by Cary Fagan
Hardcover $16.99
Sep 17, 2019 | ISBN 9780735266216

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One of the New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2019
One of Quill And Quire’s 2019 Books of the Year for Young People
One of the Globe and Mail’s 100 Books that Shaped 2019
Honorable mention for the Ontario Library Association’s 2019 Top Ten Titles

PRAISE FOR The Collected Works of Gretchen Oyster:

“[A] funny, beautifully illustrated coming-of-age novel that will leave young readers thinking about where art begins and what it can do to change lives.” —CM Magazine

“A charmingly eccentric tale of briefly intersecting lives making meaning from art.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Filled with beautiful art and poignant prose, Cary Fagan’s latest middle grade novel is funny and touching in equal measure.” –BookPage

“The Collected Works of Gretchen Oyster is a delightfully quirky novel about facing our personal darkness.” –Resource Links

“Fagan . . . tells a moving story about the happiness found in small moments and art’s power to connect people.” –Publishers Weekly


Diamond Willow Award NOMINEE 2020

Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel NOMINEE

National Chapter IODE Violet Downey Award NOMINEE 2021

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