More Than We Can Tell

Title

More Than We Can Tell

Authors

Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher

Bloomsbury Children's Books

Publication Year

2018

ISBN

9781681190143

Pages

416 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Rev Fletcher and Emma Blue meet, they both long to share secrets, his of being abused by his birth father, hers of her parents' failing marriage and an online troll who truly frightens her.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL480L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Adoption; Foster care; Divorce; Incarceration; Family violence; Mental illness; adopted child; adopted teenager; adoptive family; adoptive parents; foster parents; fostering a child; divorced parents; separate homes; co-parenting; father in prison; abusive parent; physical abuse; violence; anxiety

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father; adoptive mother and father

Awards

Carnegie Medal, 2019, Long List, Children's Books
Cybils Award, 2018, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2017

Keywords

bullying; gaming; coding; fighting; art; driving; hospice care; emails; scars; criticism

Diversity Impact

direct

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