World Made of Glass
"This is the best kind of family story, filled with love and, yes, loss, but most importantly with caring."
— The Horn Book, Starred Review
Winter 2023 Indie Next Pick
Junior Library Guild Selection
“The book shows a girl focusing her rage and pain into love… Simultaneously sad and life affirming; a poetry-filled, inspiring call to activism.”
- Kirkus, Starred Review
“Impeccably written and emotionally powerful.”
“Ami Polonsky has crafted a beautiful story which speaks of courage, family, love, anger, discrimination, ignorance, and hope. …Polonsky has delivered a powerful message to us all that should not be passed up.”
- School Library Connection, starred review
Beautifully written … with its sensitive portrayal of loss, and its carefully researched depiction of a devastating time in American history, this lyrical novel is highly recommended.” ―School Library Journal, starred review
"Foregrounding believable, dynamic characters [this novel shows] both the cost of inaction and fear around the HIV/AIDS crisis, and the power of activism to bring change and build community."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review
“A valuable education in AIDS history and emotional wellness.”