Noteworthy (Paperback)

By Riley Redgate

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419729720, 336pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2018

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (5/2/2017)
Prebound (4/10/2018)
MP3 CD (8/1/2017)

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


About the Author

Riley Redgate is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Her first two novels, Noteworthy and Seven Ways We Lie, earned critical acclaim. She lives and writes in Chicago.


Praise For Noteworthy

**STARRED REVIEW**
"Redgate deftly harmonizes a lighthearted plot with an exploration of privilege, identity, and personal agency... A heart song for all readers who have ever felt like strangers in their own skins."

— Kirkus

**STARRED REVIEW**
"A smart critique of gender roles—male and female—in today’s society... delightfully wrapped up in a fun, compelling package of high-school rivalries, confusing romances, and a classic Shakespearean case of mistaken identity."

— Booklist

"Setting and plot delightfully incorporate the arts, with themes of romance and self-awareness woven in... This fun novel pushes against gender norms and will resonate with many teens."

— School Library Journal

"It is refreshing to read a story about someone dressing as the opposite sex and not have the main tension be about someone finding out... This is not a story of having to hide who you are, but rather a story of finding who you are."

— School Library Connection

"Redgate vividly captures the world of a cappella, and she uses Jordan’s soul-searching—as well as her family’s financial struggles...to bring freshness and substantial depth to a gender-bending/mistaken identity plot that has a long history in literature and theater."

— Publishers Weekly

"Like her visual arts students at Kensington, Redgate crafts her characters with delicate lines and strong shadows within a phase of life that is anything but gentle."

— Shelf Awareness