St. Martins Griffin Fall 2016 by Macmillan

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s t mart in s griff in sept emb e r 2016 the memory of things a novel gae polisner the powerful story of two teenagers finding friendship comfort and first love in the days following 9/11 as their fractured city tries to put itself back together yo u n g ad u lt fi ction histori cal uniteds tat e s st martin s griffin 9/6/2016 9781250095527 $18.99 $26.99 can hardcover 288 pages carton qty 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights uk rights st martin s press translation rights st martin s press other available formats ebook isbn 9781250095534 on the morning of september 11 2001 sixteen-year-old kyle donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of stuyvesant high school moments later terrified and fleeing home to safety across the brooklyn bridge he stumbles across a girl perched in the shadows she is covered in ash and wearing a pair of costume wings with his mother and sister in california and unable to reach his father a new york city detective likely on his way to the disaster kyle makes the split-second decision to bring the girl home what follows is their story told in alternating points of view as kyle tries to unravel the mystery of the girl so he can return her to her family but what if the girl has forgotten everything even her own name and what if the more kyle gets to know her the less he wants her to go home the memory of things tells a stunning story of friendship and first love and of carrying on with our day-to-day living in the midst of worldchanging tragedy and unforgettable pain—it tells a story of hope pr a i se m ar keting national print publicity online publicity early reviewer campaign griffin teen promotion email marketing campaign featured title on book club outreach blog outreach social media campaign #readandremember school library marketing active on facebook /gaepolisnerauthor active on twitter @gaepol author website “powerful frightening sad and impossible to look away from the memory of things is ultimately filled with love and hope this is a truly remarkable unforgettably moving book.” —andrew smith printz honor-winning author of grasshopper jungle “lyrical devastating extraordinary and full of heart it is of course a love letter to new york but more importantly it is a love letter to human beings one that masterfully weaves hope through pain loss solace and connection.” —c desir author of other broken things and bleed like me gae polisner is the award-winning author of the summer of letting go nerdy book club best ya 2014 teen ink editor’s choice badge of approval and the pull of gravity 2012 bank street best 2012 psla top forty nerdy book club best ya 2011 she also co-hosts teachers write a virtual writers camp for teachers and educators she lives in long island new york with her family 4