The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

This middle grade debut is getting a lot of attention for its science-based themes, its nuanced portrayal of a young girl coming of age, and its status as a National Book Award finalist. I’d like to dig a bit deeper here and analyze how Ali Benjamin pulls off her protagonist Suzy’s lurch toward young adulthood––and what aspiringContinue reading “The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin”