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Patrick Jones is the author of five realistic teen novels, most recently Stolen Car((Walker / Bloomsbury, 2008). His first young adult novel Things Change (Walker & Company, 2004) was named by the Young Adult Library Services Association as a best book for reluctant readers, and was runner-up in the Teen Buckeye Book Award selected by Ohio teens. His second novel Nailed was published by Walker / Bloomsbury in spring 2006 and was a runner-up for the Great Lake Book Award. His 2007 novel, Chasing Tail Lights, is nominated for the Minnesota Books Awards. His most recent (and last) professional publication is Connecting with Reluctant Readers (Neal-Schuman, 2006). In 2006, he won lifetime achievement awards from both the Catholic Library As...more


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Things Change
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 898 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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The Tear Collector
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Chasing Tail Lights
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“The nail that sticks out farthest gets hammered the hardest.”
Patrick Jones, Nailed

“Kara do you love Brad?'
All my heart.'
Then how can you let him leave next year?'
I guess love isn’t enough sometimes.”
Patrick Jones, Things Change

“Everybody's got their secrets; I carry mine like a jagged stone in my shoe.”
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