Letters in the Attic (Paperback)
Academy Chicago Publishers, 9780897335638, 183pp.
Publication Date: May 21, 2012
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A crossover young adult-mainstream novel that was published to great acclaim in 2002. This is the first time in paperback. Lizzy McMann, the narrator, is a feisty 12-year-old who moves to a new town with her Mother, recently divorced, and experiences puberty and teenage love, including falling for a 13-year-old girl down the street who is dyslexic, smokes, and looks just like Natalie Wood.
About the Author
Bonnie Shimko is a former teacher and the author of several novels, including "The Private Thoughts of Amelia E. Rye," a 2011 ALA Best Book for Young Adults and "Letters in the Attic," winner of the Lambda Literary Award. She lives in Plattsburgh, New York.