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A Stonewall Book Award Winner!
"Little and Lion is beautifully insightful, honest, and compassionate. Brandy's ability to find larger meaning in small moments is nothing short of dazzling."-Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything
A stunning novel on love, identity, loss, and redemption.
When Suzette comes home to Los Angeles from her boarding school in New England, she's isn't sure if she'll ever want to go back. L.A. is where her friends and family are (as well as her crush, Emil). And her stepbrother, Lionel, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, needs her emotional support.
But as she settles into her old life, Suzette finds herself falling for someone new...the same girl her brother is in love with. When Lionel's disorder spirals out of control, Suzette is forced to confront her past mistakes and find a way to help her brother before he hurts himself--or worse.
Author: Brandy Colbert
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.40d
Audience: Young Adult
Reading Level: 5.3
Point Value: 12
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 192414 / Little & Lion
Award: Stonewall Book Award - Winner
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2017 pg. 104
Booklist 05/15/2017 pg. 51
School Library Journal 06/01/2017
Publishers Weekly 06/05/2017
Voice of Youth Advocates 08/01/2017 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2017 - Book Of Special Distinction
Shelf Awareness 08/11/2017
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2017 pg. 88
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
Brandy Colbert is the critically acclaimed author of the novels Pointe, Finding Yvonne, and Stonewall Award winner Little & Lion. Born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, she now lives and writes in Los Angeles.
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