Ten Miles Past Normal

Author: Dowell, Frances O'Roark. Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing /Atheneum Books for Young Readers


Tenth grade is a challenge for Janie who wants to be normal, and not known as “Stink Girl” for the goat manure on her shoes, or for her mom who blogs about their alternate lifestyle.




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)