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From You to Me

By K A Holt   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338193305 Hardcover
208 Pages | 5.75" x 8.55" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338193312 Ebook
208 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Amelia Peabody lives in a small town where nothing changes. And that's just fine by her. After losing her big sister, Clara, a few years ago, Amelia can't handle any more change. But when she starts eighth grade, she accidentally receives a letter that Clara had written to herself. In it, there's a list of things she'd wanted to do before the end of middle school and never finished, like get on the softball team and throw an awesome birthday party on the lake.

Amelia wonders if it's a sign from Clara. Maybe if she completed the list, her heart would stop hurting so much, and she could go back to being her old self. But as she makes her way through, Amelia finds that there's no going back, only forward. And she realizes she'll have to put her own spin on Clara's list to grow and change in the ways she needs to.

K. A. Holt's beautiful new novel is about grieving and growing up, and the ripples loss creates for a girl, a family, and a community.

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Awards/Notice for House Arrest:

Bank Street Best Book of 2015

Nerdy Book Club award for poetry 2015

Cybils Poetry Award finalist 2016

Spirit of Texas Reading Program Middle School List for 2016-2017

Nominee for 2017 Mississippi Magnolia Awards

Nominee for the 2016-1017 Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award

Nominee for the 2016-2017 Maine Student Book Award