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ISBN-10: 0763654078
ISBN-13: 978-0763654078

ISBN-10: 1455889598
ISBN-13: 978-1455889594
Jo Knowles

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See You at Harry’s
Henry Holt

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“Starting middle school brings all the usual challenges–until the unthinkable happens, and Fern and her family must find a way to heal.” 


“Sit back in a comfortable chair, bring on the Kleenex and cry your heart out. Seventh grader Fern, in pitch-perfect present tense, relates the dual tragedies of her family… Prescient writing, fully developed characters and completely, tragically believable situations elevate this sad, gripping tale to a must-read level.” — ★ Kirkus
Sometimes your heart has to break before it can heal. SEE YOU AT HARRY'S will make you weep, but it will also fill your soul with the extravagant gift of love. This may be the most beautiful book ever.—Lauren Myracle
Heart-breaking, soul-sustaining, and all-around beautiful.—Rebecca Stead
Jo Knowles has crafted a shimmering, pitch-perfect novel of love, loss, and resilience which finds the beauty in the small joys of everyday living, the comfort in the often-infuriating bonds of family, and the gentle hope that grows from the heartbreak of tragedy. Beautiful and life-affirming.—Libba Bray
See You at Harry's is one of the most beautiful, moving books I've ever read. Full of laughter, love, and tears, it will break your heart and put it back together again, with a little more light, a little more hope than there was before.—Kate Messner
This story of an imperfect but loving family and how it holds together through shattering tragedy as well as everyday complications is full of true heart. Jo Knowles' love for her characters shines through on every page.—Sara Zarr
SEE YOU AT HARRY'S is a beautiful, deeply moving story-one never shying from the flawed truths that come from being part of a big, messy family. I finished the book the way I do every Jo Knowles novel: holding it close, not wanting to let go.—Nova Ren Suma
Jo Knowles writes a family you know in your bones-their routines, rituals, petty gripes, recurring jokes-which is why it about kills you when something equally real and terribly unexpected threatens their very existence as a family. Thankfully, Knowles brings hope-first a flicker, then a big, booming beacon of it. I loved it.—Linda Urban
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A New York Times Editor’s Choice
A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee
An IndieBound Kids’ Indie Next Summer ‘12 Top 10 Choice 
An Amazon Best Book of the Month (May 2012) 
An Amazon Best Books of the Year so Far (June 2012) 

Audio Book Reviews and Awards:

"Rudd nails every character from depressed new-age mom to moody adolescent brother. Her pitch and pace are always appropriate to the mood and the character. Additionally, she surmounts what may be the ultimate challenge: voicing a 3-year-old as heartbreakingly innocent without devolving into the sickly sweet—except, of course, when the character demands it." –Audiofile Magazine, Earphones Award

"Listeners are taken through every stage of the dark, heart-wrenching grieving process with throat constricting immediacy, and then led slowly back into the light. A beautiful, if painful, story delivered with remarkable clarity and sensitivity through an exceptional performance." –School Library Journal, Starred Review
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