Something Like Hope

Author: Goodman, Shawn. Publisher: Random House Children’s Books/Delacorte Books for Young Readers


After living for nearly a decade in foster homes and detention centers, Shavonne must face her past as she prepares to move out of the System on her 18th birthday.




Awards Won

Title Year
Best Fiction for Young Adults

The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse.

2012 - Selection(s)