The Survival Kit

Author: Freitas, Donna. Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux,


A paper bag filled with six objects pushes Rose past the grief over the death of her mother, which has caused her to withdraw from the world.




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)