a Junior Library Guild Selection

"This meditative #ownvoices read refreshingly treats chronic illness as just one of life’s myriad complexities."

Kirkus, starred review

"A heartwarming story that encompasses serious issues such as bullying, chronic illness, and peer pressure while navigating the awkward years of middle school."

School Library Journal, starred review

"Isaac’s endearing personality, coupled with Farquhar’s strong pacing and distinctive spin on a familiar narrative, will leave readers eager for more books from this debut author."