The thing about jellyfish

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Pub. Date:
2015.
Language:
English
Description
This stunning debut novel about grief and wonder was an instant New York Times bestseller and captured widespread critical acclaim, including selection as a 2015 National Book Award finalist

After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy must have been a rare jellyfish sting--things don't just happen for no reason. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.

Oddlot Entertainment has acquired the screen rights to The Thing About Jellyfish , with Gigi Pritzker set to produce with Bruna Papandrea and Reese Witherspoon.

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Contributors:
Franco, Sarah. Narrator
ISBN:
9780316380867
9780316389587
9781478936930
9781432862862
9780316380843
9781478907473
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
740L
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Grouping Author benjamin ali
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display_description Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend's death.
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