Pet Akwaeke Emezi

Pet

Author: Akwaeke Emezi
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Book Title
Pet
Author
Akwaeke Emezi
ISBN
9780525647072
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTSTONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER " A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York TimesThe award-winning, genre-defying novel by the New York Times bestselling author of THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI that explores themes of identity and justice and asks: How do you share the truth when the world around you is in denial? Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look? There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with the lesson that the city is safe for everyone. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature who some might call monstrous but, in reality, is anything but, she must reconsider what she's been told. Pet has emerged from one of her mother's paintings to hunt a true monster--and the shadow of something grim lurks in Redemption's house. No one has encountered monsters in years, though, and Jam's quest to protect her best friend and uncover the truth is met with doubt and disbelief. This award-winning novel from a rising-star author asks: What really makes a monster, and how do you save the world from something if no one will admit it exists?NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTSTONEWALL HONOR BOOKWALTER DEAN MYERS HONOR BOOK " A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times "Like Madeleine] L'Engle, Akwaeke Emezi asks questions of good and evil and agency, all wrapped up in the terrifying and glorious spectacle of fantastical theology." -NPRBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Akwaeke EmeziPublisher: Make Me a WorldPublished: 09/10/2019ISBN: 9780525647072Pages: 208Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.90dAward: Stonewall Book Award - Honor BookReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/17/2019School Library Journal 07/01/2019 pg. 49Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019 pg. 166Booklist 07/01/2019 pg. 66Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2019 pg. 69Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2019 - Book Of Special DistinctionVoice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than MostHorn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 86Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503967 / PetReading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

" A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times

The award-winning, genre-defying novel by the New York Times bestselling author of THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI that explores themes of identity and justice and asks: How do you share the truth when the world around you is in denial?

Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look?

There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with the lesson that the city is safe for everyone. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature who some might call monstrous but, in reality, is anything but, she must reconsider what she's been told. Pet has emerged from one of her mother's paintings to hunt a true monster--and the shadow of something grim lurks in Redemption's house. No one has encountered monsters in years, though, and Jam's quest to protect her best friend and uncover the truth is met with doubt and disbelief.

This award-winning novel from a rising-star author asks: What really makes a monster, and how do you save the world from something if no one will admit it exists?
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL HONOR BOOK
WALTER DEAN MYERS HONOR BOOK

" A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times

"Like Madeleine] L'Engle, Akwaeke Emezi asks questions of good and evil and agency, all wrapped up in the terrifying and glorious spectacle of fantastical theology." -NPR

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Publisher: Make Me a World
Published: 09/10/2019
ISBN: 9780525647072
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.90d
Award: Stonewall Book Award - Honor Book

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/17/2019
School Library Journal 07/01/2019 pg. 49
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019 pg. 166
Booklist 07/01/2019 pg. 66
Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2019 pg. 69
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2019 - Book Of Special Distinction
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 86

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503967 / Pet
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

" A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times

The award-winning, genre-defying novel by the New York Times bestselling author of THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI that explores themes of identity and justice and asks: How do you share the truth when the world around you is in denial?

Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look?

There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with the lesson that the city is safe for everyone. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature who some might call monstrous but, in reality, is anything but, she must reconsider what she's been told. Pet has emerged from one of her mother's paintings to hunt a true monster--and the shadow of something grim lurks in Redemption's house. No one has encountered monsters in years, though, and Jam's quest to protect her best friend and uncover the truth is met with doubt and disbelief.

This award-winning novel from a rising-star author asks: What really makes a monster, and how do you save the world from something if no one will admit it exists?
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL HONOR BOOK
WALTER DEAN MYERS HONOR BOOK

" A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times

"Like Madeleine] L'Engle, Akwaeke Emezi asks questions of good and evil and agency, all wrapped up in the terrifying and glorious spectacle of fantastical theology." -NPR

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Publisher: Make Me a World
Published: 09/10/2019
ISBN: 9780525647072
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 0.90d
Award: Stonewall Book Award - Honor Book

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/17/2019
School Library Journal 07/01/2019 pg. 49
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019 pg. 166
Booklist 07/01/2019 pg. 66
Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2019 pg. 69
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2019 - Book Of Special Distinction
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 86

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503967 / Pet
Reading Level: 5.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 7