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The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets


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SARAH MILLER is the author of The Borden Murders, a School Library Journal Best Book and an ALA-YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. She is also the author of two historical fiction novels for young adults, Miss Spitfire- Reaching Helen Keller and The Lost Crown, about the Romanovs, both ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. In addition to her work for young readers, she is the author of the USA Today-bestselling Caroline- Little House, Revisited, which was named a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, among other accolades. Visit her on the web at sarahmillerbooks.com or on Facebook at @SarahMillerwritesbooks.


A Bulletin 2019 Blue Ribbon Book

Miller avoids a sensational tone, and her fresh and detailed reconstruction of this famous story is riveting -- part tabloid story, part poignant biography.
-New York Times Book Review [A] thorough, fascinating deep dive into the lives of five girls who captured the attention of millions-Booklist, Starred Review Miller demonstrates herself once again to be a dab hand at examining a historic media frenzy and analyzing the legacy of its lore, leaving trails of ill-informed opinion and blame that lingers into the present.-Bulletin, Starred Review "Fascinating and well-told. Miller negotiates the multiple viewpoints with a clear eye and extensive research." - Voya, Starred Review

"International media darlings during the Great Depression, the Dionne sisters are virtually unknown to today's young people, but Miller's intense focus on what the girls were going through makes their story timeless." -Horn Book, Starred Review "It is impossible not to feel the tragedy of the quintuplets' lives.... eye-opening, thoroughly researched."--Publishers Weekly "Captivating and enchanting
, as well as respectful.... Thoughtfully, cautiously, and candidly researched."--School Library Journal

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