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A Boy Named Queen, for readers 7 - 11 years old, was released in August, 2016, by Groundwood Books. Publishers Weekly calls it "an eloquent celebration of individuality" and it is a Junior Library Guild selection.

In September (2016), Orca Book Publishers published the chapter book Blackberry Juice, a follow up to Not For Sale (2015). Not For Sale is about a boy's stratagem to stop his family from moving. Kirkus calls it "a very funny...heartwarming romp.". Blackberry Juice is about finding home in a new place. "A summertime visit to the countryside with people who are fun to share time with. What could be better?" - Kirkus.

In Skylark (2014), for 10 - 15 year olds, Angie lives with her brother and mother in a car after an injury costs her mo
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Average rating: 3.83 · 753 ratings · 205 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Boy Named Queen

3.68 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Slick

3.98 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Skylark

4.20 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Double Play

4.06 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Windfall

3.80 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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Seeing Orange

4.48 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Not For Sale

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Sardines: Stories

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