Ordinary Hazards

This powerful story, told with the music of poetry and the blade of truth, will help your heart grow Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak and Shout A testimony and a triumph Jason Reynolds, author of Long Way Down In her own voice, acclaimed author and poet Nikki Grimes explores the

Essays One

A selection of essays on writing and reading by the master short fiction writer Lydia DavisLydia Davis is a writer whose originality, influence, and wit are beyond compare Jonathan Franzen has called her a magician of self consciousness, while Rick Moody hails her as the best prose stylist in

Friend or Fiction

One creative middle schooler schooler discovers that the best friend a girl can have is the one she makes herself in this charming magical realism read Jade s life hasn t exactly been normal lately, especially since her dad s cancer diagnosis Jade wishes her family could leave their no name town

Who is the Mystery Reader?

From Mo Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award winning, best selling Elephant Piggie books, comes this breakout beginning reader series An ensemble cast of Squirrels, Acorns, and pop in guests host a page turning extravaganza Each book features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes,

The Grammarians

The Grammarians are Laurel and Daphne Wolfe, identical, inseparable redheaded twins who share an obsession with words They speak a secret twin tongue of their own as toddlers as adults making their way in 1980s Manhattan, their verbal infatuation continues, but this love, which has always


Samantha Heather Mackey couldn t be of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England s Warren University A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled by the rest of her fiction writing cohort a