Nomination: Addie on the Inside

Howe, James. Addie on the Inside. 2011. 224 p. Atheneum Books, $16.99 (9781416913849). Gr. 5-8. [aw]
This novel in verse is a follow-up title to Howe’s The Misfits and Totally Joe. 13-year old outspoken Addie works hard to define herself according to her own terms. She fights against bullying and oppression, and takes time to look inside herself to discover what it means to be a girl who’s a little bit different.

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