Silence Is Goldfish

By PITCHER, Annabel

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ISBN
9780316370752 9780316370745
Publisher
Little, Brown


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2016  |  Young Adult

Gr 7 Up—Tess becomes mute after accidentally discovering that her dad isn't her biological father in this captivating UK import. Having spent the past several years telling white lies about her social life to her father so he'd be proud of her, Tess hits her breaking point when she reads a blog post draft on his computer about the baby he couldn't love because she was the product of a sperm donor. She decides to stop pretending to be whom he expects, which leads to her becoming mute when she realizes i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2016

Tess, fifteen, is an offbeat English introvert with a overly protective, highly involved dad: he makes her breakfast every morning while checking her trigonometry homework, and pushes her to excel in everything from her flute lessons to her schoolwork. After years of playing the perfect daughter, however, Tess discovers a startling blog post recounting her own birth: "All I felt was revulsion," her father had written. "It wasn't my daughter. It ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Tess, fifteen, is an offbeat English introvert with a highly involved dad. After she discovers his startling blog post recount...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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