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Publisher's Summary

One of AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks of 2019!

From National Book Award finalist and New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds comes a genre-defying new novel that serves as an homage to sharing the stories we all hold within ourselves.

©2019 Jason Reynolds (P)2019 Simon & Schuster Audio

Critic Reviews

"Ten African-American narrators read these ten interconnected stories, and their performances are uniformly excellent, bringing the cast of characters to vivid life.... Author Reynolds's vibrant language, delivered by the narrator ensemble with style, makes every situation and detail - whether funny, outlandish, sad, or tender - feel genuine, relatable, and full of heart. Reynolds reads the final chapter himself, a poetic conclusion that connects all of the threads in this perfect middle-grade novel." (AudioFile Magazine)

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We all have a point of view.

I really love the simple, but deep premise of this book. Jason Reynolds, you are an amazing storyteller.

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Best part was Jason

I appreciated the story arc for sure and can see why this has received such acclaim. The highlight for me was when Jason started narrating.

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Someone for Everyone

Those who have spent any amount of time around middle school students will enjoy and appreciate the unique qualities of each character and their overlapping threads throughout. The artful way each student is painted makes you feel connected to many if not all of these characters. Beautifully and authentically written. Highly recommend!

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Wonderful

Magical and wonderful. Life affirming. Loved every story. It’s like a really great box of chocolates.

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Subpar

Story falls flat and is empty. Not typical Reynolds' quality. Each block fails to become special.

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