New Voices Award Honor
junior library guild selection
"BEST BOOKS OF 2016" (SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)
"Best of the year" (CCBC Choices)
"Best of the year" (bank street college)
"BEST new children's BOOKS OF 2016" (NLA/NLSA)
A young Lebanese boy must learn to cope with loss and hope for a peaceful future after losing one of his beloved cats because of The July War. Based on the month-long conflict between Lebanon and Israel during the summer of 2006. Includes Author's Note.