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Eventown

By Corey Ann Haydu

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Publication Date: April 28, 2020

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

From acclaimed author Corey Ann Haydu comes a stunning middle grade novel about a girl who moves to a town that seems just a little too perfect. Now in paperback.

The world tilted for Elodee this year, and now it’s impossible for her to be the same as she was before. Not when her feelings have such a strong grip on her heart. Not when she and her twin sister, Naomi, seem to be drifting apart. So when Elodee’s mom gets a new job in Eventown, moving seems like it might just fix everything.Indeed, life in Eventown is comforting and exciting all at once. Their kitchen comes with a box of recipes for Elodee to try. Everyone takes the scenic way to school or work—past rows of rosebushes and unexpected waterfalls. On blueberry-picking field trips, every berry is perfectly ripe.Sure, there are a few odd rules, and the houses all look exactly alike, but it’s easy enough to explain—until Elodee realizes that there are only three ice cream flavors in Eventown. Ever. And they play only one song in music class.Everything may be “even” in Eventown, but is there a price to pay for perfection—and pretending?

About the Author

Corey Ann Haydu is the author of Rules for Stealing Stars, The Someday Suitcase, and four acclaimed books for teens. She grew up in the Boston area, earned her MFA at the New School, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her family. Find out more at www.coreyannhaydu.com.

Format: Paperback

Length: 352 pages

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Publication Date: April 28, 2020

ISBN: 9780062689818

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