Goodbye Stranger

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By Rebecca Stead
Publisher Yearling
Goodbye Stranger
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This brilliant, New York Times bestselling novel from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me explores multiple perspectives on the bonds and limits of friendship. Long ago, best friends Bridge, Emily, and Tab made a pact: no fighting. But its the start of seventh grade, and everything is changing. Emilys new curves are attracting attention, and Tab is suddenly a member of the Human Rights Club. And then theres Bridge. Shes started wearing cat ears and is the only one whos still tempted to draw funny cartoons on her homework. Its also the beginning of seventh grade for Sherm Russo. He wonders: what does it mean to fall for a girlas a friend? By the time Valentines Day approaches, the girls have begun to question the bondsand the limitsof friendship. Can they grow up without growing apart? Sensitively explores togetherness, aloneness, betrayal and love. The New York Times A Boston GlobeHorn Book Honor Book for Fiction Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, NPR, and more!

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52235 words52,235 words
320 pages320 pages
Lexile 560LLexile 560L
Grade 5 to 8Grade 5 to 8
Age 10-13Age 10-13
Published 2017Published 2017

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