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Everything Sad Is Untrue: (A True Story)

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Young refugee's story is told in memories, myths, fables.

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This is a poignant and funny story filled with fables and myths that might just be true and truths clouded by memories of what could have been. One thing that sets Everything Sad is Untrue apart is that it's not divided into chapters. While the idea of tackling 368 pages of free flowing narrative may seem overwhelming for many kids, the story does have natural breaks that will allow readers to put down the story and easily pick it up again.

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