5 TO 1

by Holly Bodger

Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978-0385391535
256 pages
Reading level: ages 12-18
Release date: May 12, 2015



Finalist, 2017 NYSRA Charlotte Award (Voting closes April 30, 2018)

Finalist, Amy Mathers Teen Book Award

Bustle 30 Best YA Book Covers Of 2015

Finalist, 2016 Compton Crook Award

The 2016-2017 Tome Society It List Nominee

LA Young Readers Choice 2018 (6th-8th Grade)


“An engaging dystopian novel set in India that poignantly explores gender politics.”  – School Library Journal

Flavored by a South Asian cultural essence, this accessible dystopian novel builds readers’ belief in the driving message: to be fair to oneself.” – Booklist

“5 to 1 is a visual and intriguing masterpiece that opens the imagination and never leaves even after the book is closed.” USA Today

“This is a fast, fascinating story that will appeal to many readers.” – VOYA