I’ll Give You the Sun
A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Disability and Health; Family member death; Separation; Homosexuality; Addiction; death of a parent; death of a mother; death of a grandparent; family tragedy; accident; loss; separated parents; separate homes; co-parenting; gay; gay family member; gay teenager; gay child; gay brother; gay sibling; same-sex partner; same-sex relationship; alcoholism; drug addiction; substance abuse
male teenager; female teenager
mother and father
Nutmeg Book Award, 2017, Winner, High School; Cybils Awards, 2014, Finalist, Young Adult Fiction; Goodreads Choice Award, 2014, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction; Great Lakes Great Books Award, 2016-2017, Winner, Grades 9-12; James Cook Book Award: Celebrating Diversity in Teen Literature, 2015, Winner, Young Adult; Northern California Book Award, 2015, Winner, Teen; Gold Inky, 2016, Short List; Oregon Reader's Choice Award, 2017, Winner, High School; Silver Inky, 2016, Long List; Thumbs Up! Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Literature; Virginia Readers' Choice Award, 2016-2017, Winner, High School; Waterstones Children's Book Prize, 2016, Short List, Older Fiction
twins; sibling rivalry; art; drawing; painting; popularity; romance; sculpting; mentorship; art school; death; grief; affair; superstitions
Nelson, Jandy, "I’ll Give You the Sun" (2014). DIVerse Families. 1458.