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)
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.