Sing, Unburied, Sing

by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing grapples with the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power—and limitations—of the bonds of family.

ISBN: 9781501126062

JLG Release: February 2018

JLG Member Price

Adult Crossover High Plus

Grades 11 & Up


14 books / $17.30 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/3" x 5 1/2"

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.5, Points: 19


    Level: 840L

    Awards & Honors

    2018 Indies Choice Book Award Winner, Adult Fiction
    ALA 2018 Notable Book Lists, Fiction
    2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, Fiction
    2017 National Book Critics Circle Finalist, Fiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Fictional Families
    2017 Kirkus Prize Finalist
    2017 National Book Award Longlist
    Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence, 2018 Finalist, Fiction
    Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2017, Top 10
    2017 Goodreads Choice Award, Best Fiction Best Books of 2017, Literature & Fiction
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Adult Top 10
    The New York Times 10 Best Books of 2017
    BuzzFeed 24 Best Fiction Books of 2017
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Fiction
    NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads



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