May 26, 2018

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The Walls Around Us

Nova Ren Suma. Algonquin.

Gr 9 Up–In alternating narratives that flow fluidly between past and present, weaving in elements of magical realism and spine-tingling ghost story, the tales of two teen girls, a convicted killer and a Juilliard-bound ballerina, collide. Haunting prose and brilliantly paced revelations culminate in an unconventional conclusion.

The Importance of Girls’ Stories: SLJ Chats with Nova Ren Suma About The Walls Around Us