The Impossible Knife of Memory

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PRAISE FOR "WINTERGIRLS"

"A startlingly crisp and pitch-perfect first-person narrative."--"School Library Journal", starred review

"As difficult as reading this novel can be, it is even more difficult to put down."--"Publishers Weekly, "starred review

"Anderson perfectly captures the isolate and motivations of the anorexic."--"Kirkus Reviews", starred review

"Anderson illuminates a dark but utterly realistic world . . . this is necessary reading."--"Booklist", starred review

"Readers will be absorbed by this gripping tale"--"BCCB, "starred review

PRAISE FOR "SPEAK"

." . .a stunning first novel"--"Publishers Weekly"

"". . ."compelling"--"School Library Journal"

"The plot is gripping and the characters are powerfully drawn . . . a novel that will be hard for readers to forget."--"Kirkus Reviews"

PRAISE FOR "THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY"

"Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore." --"New York Times"

"As in "Speak", Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager, peeling back layers of internal defenses to reveal a girl's deepest wounds." --"Publishers Weekly, "starred review
"In Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war--and who is still at war with himself."--"Booklist", starred review

"It will not disappoint her legion of fans. . . Anderson really does know how to write a story that will resonate with teens." --"SLJTeen"

PRAISE FOR "WINTERGIRLS"

"A startlingly crisp and pitch-perfect first-person narrative." --"School Library Journal", starred review

"As difficult as reading this novel can be, it is even more difficult to put down." --"Publishers Weekly, "starred review

"Anderson perfectly captures the isolate and motivations of the anorexic." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review

"Anderson illuminates a dark but utterly realistic world . . . this is necessary reading." --"Booklist", starred review

"Readers will be absorbed by this gripping tale" --"BCCB, "starred review

PRAISE FOR "SPEAK"

." . .a stunning first novel" --"Publishers Weekly"

"". . ."compelling" --"School Library Journal"

"The plot is gripping and the characters are powerfully drawn . . . a novel that will be hard for readers to forget." --"Kirkus Reviews"

PRAISE FOR "THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY"
"As in "Speak," Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager . . . absorbing" --"Publishers Weekly, "starred review
"Compelling, powerful, and timely . . . This is challenging material, but in Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war" --"Booklist," starred review
"The book offers an eloquentportrait of the effects of both war and family legacies, and many readers will find reflections of their own struggle to keep family connections while obtaining their independence." --"BCCB," starred review
"With powerful themes of loyalty and forgiveness, this tightly woven story is a forthright examination of the realities of war and its aftermath on soldiers and their families. One of Anderson's strongest and most relevant works to date." --"School Library Journal," starred review
"Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore." --"New York Times"
""The Impossible Knife of Memory "isn't always an easy read-Anderson's gritty, authentic look at PTSD is by turns painful and heartbreaking-but it's an important one." --"Entertainment Weekly"
"Andy comes home from the war in Iraq honored for his service, and haunted by it. The war still goes on inside of him and threatens to make Hayley another causality. Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the best known writers of literature for young adults and children in the world. " --Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
"Laurie Halse Anderson has been lauded and awarded for her ability to channel the teenage mind (and heart) dealing with tough issues. In "The Impossible Knife of Memory," she takes on PTSD through the story of a girl coping with her troubled veteran dad.""""--Family Circle"
"At turns heartbreaking, y

PRAISE FOR "THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY"
* "As in "Speak," Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager . . . absorbing" --"Publishers Weekly, "starred review
* "Compelling, powerful, and timely . . . This is challenging material, but in Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war" --"Booklist," starred review
* "The book offers an eloquentportrait of the effects of both war and family legacies, and many readers will find reflections of their own struggle to keep family connections while obtaining their independence." --"BCCB," starred review
* "With powerful themes of loyalty and forgiveness, this tightly woven story is a forthright examination of the realities of war and its aftermath on soldiers and their families. One of Anderson's strongest and most relevant works to date." --"School Library Journal," starred review
* "It is Anderson at her absolute best, providing significant and touching realistic fiction."--"VOYA," starred review
"Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore." --"New York Times"
""The Impossible Knife of Memory "isn't always an easy read-Anderson's gritty, authentic look at PTSD is by turns painful and heartbreaking-but it's an important one." --"Entertainment Weekly"
"Andy comes home from the war in Iraq honored for his service, and haunted by it. The war still goes on inside of him and threatens to make Hayley another causality. Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the best known writers of literature for young adults and children in the world. " --Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
"Laurie Halse Anderson has been lauded and awarded for her ability to channel the teenage mind (and heart) dealing with tough issues. In "The Impossible Knife of Memory," sh

PRAISE FOR "THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY"
- "New York Times" bestseller
- 2014 National Book Award longlist
- A "Publishers Weekly" Best Young Adult Book of 2014
- A "School Library Journal" Best Young Adult Book of 2014
"Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore." --"New York Times"
""The Impossible Knife of Memory "isn't always an easy read-Anderson's gritty, authentic look at PTSD is by turns painful and heartbreaking-but it's an important one." --"Entertainment Weekly"
"Andy comes home from the war in Iraq honored for his service, and haunted by it. The war still goes on inside of him and threatens to make Hayley another causality. Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the best known writers of literature for young adults and children in the world. " --Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
"Laurie Halse Anderson has been lauded and awarded for her ability to channel the teenage mind (and heart) dealing with tough issues. In "The Impossible Knife of Memory," she takes on PTSD through the story of a girl coping with her troubled veteran dad.""""--Family Circle"
"At turns heartbreaking, at turns funny, the narrative in this book is so spot on I wanted to give Hayley my phone number so she would have a friend in times of crisis. Seriously"--"does ANYONE write troubled teen characters with the realism, grace, and soul of Laurie Halse Anderson?""--"Jodi Picoult, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Storyteller" and "Between the Lines"
"Laurie Halse Anderson serves the families of veterans with the same honor, dignity, and respect that the veterans, who serve us, deserve. With her trademark hope, humor, and heart-breaking realism, Laurie Halse Anderson has given us a roadmap to heal. She is a treasure."" --"Stephen Chobsky, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
* "As in "Speak," Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager . . . absorbing" --"Publishers Weekly, "starred review
* "Compelling, powerful, and timely . . . This is challenging material, but in Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war" --"Booklist," starred review
* "The book offers an eloquentportrait of the effects of both war and family legacies, and many readers will find reflections of their own struggle to keep family connections while obtaining their independence." --"BCCB," starred review
* "With powerful themes of loyalty and forgiveness, this tightly woven story is a forthright examination of the realities of war and its aftermath on soldiers and their families. One of Anderson's strongest and most relevant works to date." --"School Library Journal," starred review
* "It is Anderson at her absolute best, providing significant and touching realistic fiction." --"VOYA," starred review
* "A serious subject is balanced by humorous cultural commentary, making this an intelligent, thought-provoking, and entertaining read." --"LMC," starred review

PRAISE FOR "THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY"
- "New York Times" bestseller
- 2014 National Book Award longlist
- A "Publishers Weekly" Best Young Adult Book of 2014
- A "School Library Journal" Best Young Adult Book of 2014
- YALSA 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults
"Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore." "New York Times"
" The Impossible Knife of Memory "isn t always an easy read-Anderson s gritty, authentic look at PTSD is by turns painful and heartbreaking-but it s an important one." "Entertainment Weekly"
Andy comes home from the war in Iraq honored for his service, and haunted by it. The war still goes on inside of him and threatens to make Hayley another causality. Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the best known writers of literature for young adults and children in the world. Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
Laurie Halse Anderson has been lauded and awarded for her ability to channel the teenage mind (and heart) dealing with tough issues. In "The Impossible Knife of Memory," she takes on PTSD through the story of a girl coping with her troubled veteran dad. " "" Family Circle"
"At turns heartbreaking, at turns funny, the narrative in this book is so spot on I wanted to give Hayley my phone number so she would have a friend in times of crisis. Seriously" "does ANYONE write troubled teen characters with the realism, grace, and soul of Laurie Halse Anderson?" " "Jodi Picoult, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Storyteller" and "Between the Lines"
Laurie Halse Anderson serves the families of veterans with the same honor, dignity, and respect that the veterans, who serve us, deserve. With her trademark hope, humor, and heart-breaking realism, Laurie Halse Anderson has given us a roadmap to heal. She is a treasure. " "Stephen Chobsky, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
* "As in "Speak," Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager . . . absorbing" "Publishers Weekly, "starred review
* "Compelling, powerful, and timely . . . This is challenging material, but in Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war" "Booklist," starred review
* "The book offers an eloquent portrait of the effects of both war and family legacies, and many readers will find reflections of their own struggle to keep family connections while obtaining their independence. "BCCB," starred review
* "With powerful themes of loyalty and forgiveness, this tightly woven story is a forthright examination of the realities of war and its aftermath on soldiers and their families. One of Anderson s strongest and most relevant works to date. "School Library Journal," starred review
* "It is Anderson at her absolute best, providing significant and touching realistic fiction." "VOYA," starred review
* "A serious subject is balanced by humorous cultural commentary, making this an intelligent, thought-provoking, and entertaining read." "LMC," starred review"

PRAISE FOR THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY
- New York Times bestseller
- 2014 National Book Award longlist
- A Publishers Weekly Best Young Adult Book of 2014
- A School Library Journal Best Young Adult Book of 2014
- YALSA 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults
-Anderson's novels . . . speak for the still-silent among us, and force all of us to acknowledge the real and painful truths that are too dangerous to ignore.- --New York Times
-The Impossible Knife of Memory isn't always an easy read-Anderson's gritty, authentic look at PTSD is by turns painful and heartbreaking-but it's an important one.- --Entertainment Weekly
-Andy comes home from the war in Iraq honored for his service, and haunted by it. The war still goes on inside of him and threatens to make Hayley another causality. Laurie Halse Anderson is one of the best known writers of literature for young adults and children in the world. - --Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
-Laurie Halse Anderson has been lauded and awarded for her ability to channel the teenage mind (and heart) dealing with tough issues. In The Impossible Knife of Memory, she takes on PTSD through the story of a girl coping with her troubled veteran dad.- --Family Circle
-At turns heartbreaking, at turns funny, the narrative in this book is so spot on I wanted to give Hayley my phone number so she would have a friend in times of crisis. Seriously--does ANYONE write troubled teen characters with the realism, grace, and soul of Laurie Halse Anderson?- --Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of The Storyteller and Between the Lines
-Laurie Halse Anderson serves the families of veterans with the same honor, dignity, and respect that the veterans, who serve us, deserve. With her trademark hope, humor, and heart-breaking realism, Laurie Halse Anderson has given us a roadmap to heal. She is a treasure.- --Stephen Chobsky, New York Times bestselling author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower
* -As in Speak, Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager . . . absorbing- --Publishers Weekly, starred review
* -Compelling, powerful, and timely . . . This is challenging material, but in Anderson's skilled hands, readers will find a light shining on the shadowy reality of living with someone who has lived through war- --Booklist, starred review
* -The book offers an eloquent portrait of the effects of both war and family legacies, and many readers will find reflections of their own struggle to keep family connections while obtaining their independence.- --BCCB, starred review
* -With powerful themes of loyalty and forgiveness, this tightly woven story

Biografía del autor:

Laurie Halse Anderson has received both the Margaret Edwards Award and the ALAN Award for her contributions to young adult literature. She has also been honored by the National Coalition Against Censorship in recognition of her fight to combat the censoring of literature. She is the author of the groundbreaking National Book Award finalist and Printz Honor Book Speak. She is also author of the critically acclaimed YA books Prom, Twitsted, Catalyst, Wintergirls, and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She has also authored a number of middle grade titles including The Vet Volunteers series, and the historical fiction Seeds of America Trilogy, which includes Forge, ALA Best Book for Young Adults Fever 1793, and the National Book Award finalist and Scott O'Dell Award-winner Chains. She and her husband live in northern New York State. Follow Laurie on Twitter @halseanderson and visit her at madwomanintheforest.com.

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