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All the Truth That's In Me

All the Truth That's In Me

ISBN: 0670786152

Title: All the Truth That's In Me

Author: Julie Berry

KDL Description:


What is left for Judith in a town that considers her a pariah after her tongue is cut out and she is left defenseless?

Amazon Description:

A Kids’ Indie Next List Top Ten Pick—#5, Best Books of Winter ‘13-’14. A School Library Journal Best Book of 2013. A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book for 2013. A Horn Book Fanfare 2013 title. A Junior Library Guild Selection. Nominated for the Carnegie Medal and a YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults award. A 2014 TAYSHAS Top Ten Pick. 

Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years ago, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by those who were once her friends and family.

Unable to speak, Judith lives like a ghost in her own home, silently pouring out her thoughts to the boy who’s owned her heart as long as she can remember—even if he doesn’t know it—her childhood friend, Lucas.

But when Roswell Station is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light, and Judith is forced to choose: continue to live in silence, or recover her voice, even if it means changing her world, and the lives around her, forever.

This startlingly original novel will shock and disturb you; it will fill you with Judith’s passion and longing; and its mysteries will keep you feverishly turning the pages until the very last.