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Faceless

By Alyssa Sheinmel   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545676014 Hardcover
352 Pages | 5.89" x 8.57" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545676021 Ebook
352 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

This emotionally gripping novel about a girl who gets a face transplant is wonder for a YA audience.

When Maisie gets into a terrible accident, her face is partially destroyed. She’s lucky enough to get a face transplant—but how do you live your life when you can’t even recognize yourself anymore?

She was a runner, a girlfriend, a good student... a normal girl. Now all that has changed. As Maisie discovers how much her looks did—and didn’t— shape her relationship to the world, she has to redefine her own identity, and figure out what "lucky" really means.

From Alyssa Sheinmel, the acclaimed author of Second Star, this is a lyrical and gripping novel that will challenge readers to think about how we create and define ourselves.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Stone Girl:

"Authentic . . . vivid and painfully truthful." —Publishers Weekly

" Chilling . . . The details show the ugliness and heartbreaking aspects of anorexia/bulimia. . . . A compelling take on a common theme in young adult literature." —School Library Journal

Praise for The Lucky Kind:

"An honest, powerful, and emotional look at family secrets and falling in love." —Justine Magazine