I'll Give You the Sun-Nyp (Prebound)
Be prepared to follow passion and angst filled brother and sister narrators Jude and Noah, off cliffs both literal and figurative. This is the story of young people engaging with art, identity and the meaning of family at two crucial stages of their teen years. Exploring complicated family relationships, sexual indentity, peer systems and sibling dynamics. It touches on many relatable topics for YA readers and traditional adult readers. Join twins Noah and Jude on their journey from new teens with world to share to young adults with worlds to lose.— Miriam L
We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story. "" "
At first, Jude and her twin brother are NoahandJude; inseparable. Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude wears red-red lipstick, cliff-dives, and does all the talking for both of them.
Years later, they are barely speaking. Something has happened to change the twins in different yet equally devastating ways . . . but then Jude meets an intriguing, irresistible boy and a mysterious new mentor.
The early years are Noah's to tell; the later years are Jude's. But they each have only half the story, and if they can only find their way back to one another, they ll have a chance to remake their world.
This radiant, award-winning novel from the acclaimed author of "The Sky Is Everywhere" will leave you breathless and teary and laughing often all at once.
Printz Award Winner
Stonewall Honor Book
"A wild, beautiful, and profoundly moving novel. Jandy Nelson's writing is so electric, so alive, her pages practically glow in the dark." Ransom Riggs, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" and "Hollow City "
"Jandy Nelson is a rare, explosive talent, and one of the best writers working today. Her prose is vivid, breathtaking, and drenched in passion, and her stories remind me why words can change the world." Tahereh Mafi, "New York Times" bestselling author of the "Shatter Me" series.
"I love this book. Jandy Nelson is my new writing hero. Read this book. She'll be your favorite author as well." Holly Goldberg Sloan, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Counting by 7s
" "Jandy Nelson's writing is poetic and mesmerizing. More importantly, Nelson weaves a novel that seeps into your bones like fire on a cold day . . . "I ll Give You the Sun" is a novel that promises a story like nothing else and then delivers it. Garret Freymann-Weyr, author of Printz Honor book, "My Heartbeat
" "This is a stunning, artfully woven story. My heart burst open at the blazing, unforgettable end. Magnificent." Nova Ren Suma, author of "Imaginary Girls" and "17 & Gone"
"An extraordinary book I've never read anything like it. Lyrical-unique-passionate-magical-tragic-hopeful Nelson's characters will fly off the page and into your heart." Nancy Garden, author of "Annie on my Mind"
"From the Hardcover edition.