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  • ISBN: 0374314101
  • ISBN: 9780374314101
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: While twelve-year-old Andi has suffered from anxiety attacks ever since her mother died ten months ago, Zora starting hurting herself whenever she feels out of control; they are both at Camp Harmony, an elite summer music camp, trying to deal with their problems and also the stress of competition--but as the summer passes they find themselves increasingly drawn to each other, and maybe not just as friends.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 March #2
    Andi's mother was an artist, and she encouraged Andi's passion for music. For years, it was just Andi and her mother against the world. But everything changed for Andi when her mother died and she was left to go live with her uptight aunt and uncle in a world that wouldn't accept her. Still grappling with grief, Andi decides to go to Harmony Music Camp for the summer. It is here among the majority white faces that she meets Zora, a girl who helps her heal and grow in ways she didn't think was possible. Lockington's novel takes readers on a breathtaking, lyrical journey of the complexities of Black girlhood in a story about music, family, and recovery from loss. She weaves a tale that is both brutally honest and endearing, exposing the sincere flaws of her main characters in such a way that makes readers weep for each misstep and rejoice with each measure of success. A strong choice for collections where character-driven coming-of-age stories are popular. Grades 4-8. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Mariama J. Lockington is an adoptee, educator, and Stonewall Honor–winning author. She has been telling stories and making her own books since the second grade, when she wore short-alls and flower leggings every day to school. She is the author of For Black Girls Like Me, In the Key of Us, and Forever is Now, as well as a poetry chapbook The Lucky Daughter. Mariama holds a Masters in Education from Lesley University and Masters in Fine Arts in Poetry from San Francisco State University. She lives in Lexington, KY with her partner and dapple haired dachshund, Henry.

Subject: African American girls Juvenile fiction
Anxiety disorders Juvenile fiction
Self-destructive behavior Juvenile fiction
Music camps Juvenile fiction
Identity (Psychology) Juvenile fiction
Bereavement Juvenile fiction
Friendship Juvenile fiction
African Americans Fiction
Anxiety disorders Fiction
Self-destructive behavior Fiction
Music camps Fiction
Camps Fiction
Identity Fiction
Grief Fiction
Friendship Fiction
Lesbians Fiction
African American girls
Anxiety disorders
Identity (Psychology)
Music camps
Self-destructive behavior
Genre: Juvenile works.

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