"It always seems impossible until it's done." Nelson Mandela*
Gamma bit her lip, shaking her head a little. “Because knowing the difference between hard and impossible is important, baby girl. Lots of things in life are hard. But nothing is impossible. Remember: It always seems impossible . . .” Her voice trailed off and she looked at Red expectantly.
All the Impossible Things
A Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Title
“A gorgeous story about the joy that’s possible when we allow hope into our hearts. Wise and wondrous, this is truly a novel to cherish.“
– Katherine Applegate
Newbery Award winner and New York Times-bestselling author of Wishtree
“All the Impossible Things touched my heart in the way that only truly fantastic middle-grade lit can. The struggles of a mother’s addiction and a daughter’s loyalty are tempered with love, friendship, and one cool tortoise. This is the perfect book.”
-Liz Rice, The Book Cellar, Chicago, IL
“A beautiful, nuanced story of how love and grief can coexist.”
-Mariama J. Lockington, author of For Black Girls Like Me
*There is actually no proof that Nelson Mandela said this. However, it is widely attributed to him…and sure seems like something he’d say, doesn’t it?!