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You Haven’t Died of Dysentery. Yet.

1849 Missouri: two teenage girls are running from the law, pretending to be boys, and heading west on the Oregon Trail in Stacey Lee's Under A Painted Sky.

You Haven’t Died of Dysentery. Yet.

BOOK REPORT for Under A Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

Cover Story: Montell Jordan
BFF Charm: Platinum Edition x 2
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Going Out West
Bonus Factors: Diversity, Oregon Trail, Shakespearean Retelling
Relationship Status: Friends Forever

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Under a Painted Sky is the FYA Book Club selection for January 2016!

Jennie's photo About the Author: Jennie Kendrick lives in San Francisco and has an excessive fondness of historical fiction, spreadsheets, turquoise sparkly things, and bourbon. When she's not reading, writing, or writing about reading, she cooks obsessively, runs an Etsy shop, and thrifts for vintage everything.