Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545423045 Paperback
320 Pages | 5.27" x 7.99" | Ages 12 & Up
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545423038 Hardcover
320 Pages | 5.8" x 8.55" | Ages 12 & Up
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545843317 Ebook
320 Pages | Ages 12 & Up
A haunting and mesmerizing story by literary luminary Edwidge Danticat — now in paperback!
Giselle Boyer and her identical twin, Isabelle, are as close as sisters can be, even as their family seems to be unraveling. Then the Boyers have a tragic encounter that will shatter everyone’s world forever. Giselle wakes up in the hospital, injured and unable to speak or move. Trapped in the prison of her own body, Giselle must revisit her past in order to understand how the people closest to her — her friends, her parents, and above all, Isabelle, her twin — have shaped and defined her. Will she allow her love for her family and friends to lead her to recovery? Or will she remain lost in a spiral of longing and regret? Untwine is a spellbinding tale, lyrical and filled with love, mystery, humor, and heartbreak. Award-winning author Edwidge Danticat brings her extraordinary talent to this graceful and unflinching examination of the bonds of friendship, romance, family, the horrors of loss, and the strength we must discover in ourselves when all seems hopeless.
Raves & reviews:
Praise for Untwine:
“[A]t once heartbreaking and uplifting.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“A genuinely moving exploration of the pain of separation.” —The New York Times Book Review
“An honest, endearing exploration of family, grief, and perseverance.” —Kirkus Reviews