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When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery mines the secrets of a tightly knit Southern community and examines the strength of will it takes to go against everyone you know in the name of justice. Against a backdrop of poverty, clannishness, drugs, and intolerance, Myracle has crafted a harrowing coming-of-age tale couched in a deeply intelligent mystery. Smart, fearless, and compassionate, this is an unforgettable work from a beloved author. Praise for Shine "Cat eventually uncovers the truth in a cliffhanging climax in which she confronts fear, discovers that love is stronger than hate and truly 'shines.' Raw, realistic and compelling." - Kirkus Reviews "The page-turning mystery and Cat's inspiring trajectory of self-realization will draw readers in and give them plenty to ponder." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Dramatic in both content and presentation." - Los Angeles Times "Myracle captures well the regret that many feel for things in their past about which they are ashamed. Cat's reflections on these moments are spot-on." - School Library Journal AWARD: WINNER: Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award for young adult fiction YALSA 2014 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
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Grouped Work ID 75cdca76-8ffa-f0c2-79b5-c8f06f92c46f
Full title shine
Author myracle lauren
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Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Best friends -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Gays -- Fiction, Gays -- Juvenile fiction, Gays and lesbians -- Fiction, Gays and lesbians. -- Juvenile fiction, Hate crimes -- Fiction, Hate crimes -- Juvenile fiction, Hate crimes. -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Shine
title_full Shine, Shine / Lauren Myracle, Shine / by Lauren Myracle
title_short Shine
topic_facet Best friends, Friendship, Gays, Gays and lesbians, Hate crimes, Literature, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature