This Book Is A Treasure A Touching Story Of Friendship, Loss, And Finding Beauty In The Everyday, With Characters Who Stay With You Long After You Ve Turned The Final Page I Absolutely Loved It R J Palacio, New York Times Bestselling Author Of WonderLaurel Snyder, Author Of Orphan Island, Returns With Another Unforgettable Story Of The Moments In Which We Find Out Who We Are, And The Life Altering Friendships That Show Us What We Can BeThe School Year Is Over, And It Is Summer In Atlanta The Sky Is Blue, The Sun Is Blazing, And The Days Brim With Possibility But Leah Feels Lost She Has Been This Way Since One Terrible Afternoon A Year Ago, When Everything Changed Since That Day, Her Parents Have Become Distant, Her Friends Have Fallen Away, And Leah S Been Adrift And AloneThen She Meets Jasper, A Girl Unlike Anyone She Has Ever Known There S Something Mysterious About Jasper, Almost Magical And Jasper, Leah Discovers, Is Also Lost Together, The Two Girls Carve Out A Place For Themselves, A Hideaway In The Overgrown Spaces Of Atlanta, Away From Their Parents And Their Hardships, Somewhere Only They Can FindBut As The Days Of This Magical June Start To Draw To A Close, And The Darker Realities Of Their Lives Intrude Once , Leah And Jasper Have To Decide How Real Their Friendship Is, And Whether It Can Be Enough To Save Them Both
Laurel Snyder is the author of six children s novels, Orphan Island, Seven Stories Up, Bigger than a Bread Box, Penny Dreadful, Up and Down the Scratchy Mountains OR The Search for a Suitable Princess and Any Which Wall Random House as well as many picture books, including Charlie Mouse, The Forever Garden, Swan, the life and dance of Anna Pavlova, and Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and a former Michener Fellow, she also writes books for grownups, and is the author of a book of poems, The Myth of the Simple Machines No Tell Books and a chapbook, Daphne Jim a choose your own adventure biography in verse Burnside Review Press and the editor of an anthology, Half Life Jew ish Tales from Interfaith Homes Soft Skull Press.Though Balti will always be her home, she now lives happily in Atlanta.
- 291 pages
- My Jasper June
- Laurel Snyder
- 20 March 2017 Laurel Snyder