Spring 2010 Kids' Next List
“Seventeen-year-old Lennie Walker is heartbroken over her sister's death, and her incredible grief will touch anyone who picks up The Sky is Everywhere. However, Jandy Nelson succeeds in making this heart-wrenching tale uplifting and humorous through her great characters. You'll watch Lennie grow up, as well as out of the shadow her sister left behind, and you'll enjoy this novel every step of the way.”
— Nikole Bonacorsi, The River's End Bookstore, Oswego, NY
Lennie Walker, a 17-year-old bookworm and band geek, spends her time tucked safely and happily in the shadow of her fiery older sister, Bailey. But after Bailey suddenly dies, Lennie is catapulted to center stage of her own life.
About the Author
Jandy Nelson is a literary agent and a published poet. "The Sky Is Everywhere" is her first novel. She lives in San Francisco, California.