When the Moon Was Ours

by Anna-Marie McLemore

2017 Stonewall Book Award, Honor
Best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel’s wrist. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in trees.

ISBN: 9781250058669

JLG Release: February 2017

JLG Member Price

Mature Young Adults Plus

Grades 11 & Up


14 books / $16.30 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Thomas Dunne

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.9, Points: 12


    Level: 920L

    Awards & Honors

    National Book Awards: Young People’s Literature, 2016 Longlist
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Teen
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Older Readers, Fiction
    2017 Rainbow Book List, Young Adult Fiction
    YALSA 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Young Adult Speculative Fiction



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