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The Astonishing Color of After Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316463997
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 20th, 2018

After her mother's suicide, Leigh and her father struggle through their now-greyscale world. When a great red bird deposits a box of family mementos on her porch, Leigh knows undoubtedly that this bird is her mother. She journeys to Taiwan and dives headfirst into the trauma of her family's past, but the weight of old grief and of new memories compounds. A moving portrait of finding oneself again after tremendous loss. 

Review by Niki