By Beth Kephart
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452124575, 264pp.)
Publication Date: April 1, 2014
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"A profound read meant for discussion."-VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates
A Junior Library Guild Selection
"Readers will finish the book and continue to think about how effective one wall can be in separating a country and in fashioning attitudes toward life."--Reading Today
"Paints a vivid picture of a divided Berlin and the wall that separates friends, lovers and families."--BookPage
"Going Over carefully balances love and heartbreak, propelling readers through the story."--Shelf Awareness
"Beth Kephart has done it again. She's spun gold out of the language of longing and has shown us how to make room for miracles. Going Over--about a boy and girl separated by the cruelest of fates--will inspire any reader to make the leap for love."--Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalists Sold and Never Fall Down
"At once compelling and challenging... this gripping effort captures the full flavor of a trying time in an onerous place."--Kirkus Reviews
"An unforgettable portrayal of life and love divided. Kephart captures the beauty and desperation of 1980's Berlin with prose both gripping and graceful."--Ruta Sepetys, New York Times bestselling author of Between Shades of Gray and Out of the Easy
"An excellent example of historical fiction focusing on an unusual time period."-School Library Journal, starred review
"A stark reminder of the power of hope, courage, and love."-Booklist, starred review