Leslie C. Youngblood’s Love Like Sky
Written by Site Hub on December 9, 2019
Love Like Sky is the debut novel by Rochester-based author Leslie C. Youngblood and published by Disney Books Worldwide. The story follows eleven-year-old Georgie Matthews and her baby sister, Peaches, as they adjust to living with their mom and a new stepdad and stepsister, as well as adapting to their father remarrying.
A testament to the strength of family and the unbreakable sibling bond, the novel is appropriate for young readers 8-12 years of age and adults of all ages. The sequel to Love Like Sky, Forever This Summer, is set for publication August 2020.
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– Scholastic Book Club Selection 2020-2025
– City Magazine’s Best Locally Written book of 2019
– Winter 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List
– SIBA 2018 Fall Okra Pick
– Kirkus Reviews: Best Middle-Grade Family Stories of 2018
– Bookish: Brilliant Book Covers: The Best Covers of November 2018
– selection Atlanta Parent: Best Books of 2018
– selection Penn GSE Newsroom: The Best Books of 2018 for Young Readers
– selection Barnes & Noble Kids: Our Favorite Contemporary Middle Grade of 2018
– selection BookRiot: Black Kids on Book Covers: Middle-Grade Edition, selection (2019)
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