The Book of Jonas

By Stephen Dau. Penguin/Blue Rider, $24.95 (9780399158452).


With its spare prose and nuanced plot, Dau’s debut vividly demonstrates the cost of war through 15-year-old Jonas, who moves from a conflict-ridden Middle Eastern country to Pittsburgh.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)