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Where The Heart Is

Candlewick Press

 

"With all the heart of her award-winning novel See You At Harry's, Jo Knowles brings us the story of a girl who must discover where her heart is and what that means for her future."

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Still a Work in Progress Hard Cover

Still a Work in Progress

Candlewick Press

 

“In a return to middle-grade fiction, master of perspectives Jo Knowles depicts a younger sibling struggling to maintain his everyday life while coping with his sister’s secret struggle.”

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See You at Harry’s

Candlewick Press

“Starting middle school brings all the usual challenges–until the unthinkable happens, and Fern and her family must find a way to heal.”

Read Between the Lines

Read Between the Lines

Candlewick Press

 

"A gritty and unflinching portrayal of a day like any other, with ordinary traumas, heartbreak, and revenge."

Living with Jackie Chan

Living with Jackie Chan

Candlewick Press

 

“After fathering a baby, a teenager moves in with his karate-loving uncle and tries to come to terms with his guilt -- and find a way to forgive.”

 (A companion novel to 

Jumping Off Swings) 

Jumping Off Swings
Jumping Off Swings

Jumping Off Swings

Candlewick Press

 

“One pregnancy. Four friends. It all adds up to a profound time of change in this poignant, sensitively written YA novel.”

(The story continues, with Living With Jackie Chan)

Living with Jackie Chan
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Pearl

Henry Holt

 

“Love can be a lot like a soap opera. Pearl (aka Bean) has watched enough hours of the TV version to know all about sudden plot twists and dark secrets... But this is real life, not a TV drama, and some things are too important to lose.”

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Lessons From A Dead Girl

Candlewick Press

 

“An unflinching story of a troubled friendship -- and one girl’s struggle to come to terms with secrets and shame and find her own power to heal.”

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