Joan Bauer

Kirkus's starred review of Almost Home: Newbery Honor winner Bauer has created one of her strongest young women yet...

Sugar, with her natural gift for rubbing down imperfections, will win readers' hearts. (Click here for the full review.)

One Book / One City Hope was Here



This isn't just a story about a girl (me) and my intense training in drama.

      It's not just about Things Happening in a Family, either.

      You've got to trust me when I tell you, that's just part of it.

      Mostly it is about seeing, really seeing, and not telling yourself you didn't see it.

      It's about telling what you saw.

      And then deciding you've got a bigger role to play.

TELL ME -- in stores September 16th.

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