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Noteworthy (Paperback)

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About the Author


Riley Redgate is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Her first two novels, Noteworthy and Seven Ways We Lie, earned critical acclaim. She lives and writes in Chicago.

Praise For…


**STARRED REVIEW**
"Redgate deftly harmonizes a lighthearted plot with an exploration of privilege, identity, and personal agency... A heart song for all readers who have ever felt like strangers in their own skins."


**STARRED REVIEW**
"A smart critique of gender roles—male and female—in today’s society... delightfully wrapped up in a fun, compelling package of high-school rivalries, confusing romances, and a classic Shakespearean case of mistaken identity."


"Setting and plot delightfully incorporate the arts, with themes of romance and self-awareness woven in... This fun novel pushes against gender norms and will resonate with many teens."


"It is refreshing to read a story about someone dressing as the opposite sex and not have the main tension be about someone finding out... This is not a story of having to hide who you are, but rather a story of finding who you are."


"Redgate vividly captures the world of a cappella, and she uses Jordan’s soul-searching—as well as her family’s financial struggles...to bring freshness and substantial depth to a gender-bending/mistaken identity plot that has a long history in literature and theater."


"Like her visual arts students at Kensington, Redgate crafts her characters with delicate lines and strong shadows within a phase of life that is anything but gentle."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419729720
ISBN-10: 1419729721
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: April 10th, 2018
Pages: 336
Language: English