My Jasper June


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$16.99  $15.63
Walden Pond Press
Publish Date
5.6 X 8.3 X 1.2 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Laurel Snyder is the author of many books for kids, including Penny Dreadful, Any Which Wall, and Up and Down the Scratchy Mountains. A native of Baltimore, she now resides happily in Atlanta with her husband, Chris; their two small sons; and a cat and dog who get along admirably because they are exactly the same size. Laurel has recently begun a collection of vintage bread boxes.


"Honest and beautiful, My Jasper June shows us what real friendship makes possible in the face of the impossible."--Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me
"This book is a treasure--a touching story of friendship, loss, and finding beauty in the every day, 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 Wonder
"Unflinchingly true and hopeful at once, My Jasper June gives us a friendship so intense and magical, we feel lucky to be there for every gut-wrenching minute of it. Snyder is a truly wonderful writer."--Emily Jenkins, New York Times bestselling author of Brave Red, Smart Frog
"Snyder tackles heavy topics (death and grief, abuse and homelessness) straightforwardly in this coming-of-age story. A candid story about two teens who find solace and strength in each other."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A beautiful story about the healing powers of friendship in the face of tragedy and hardship, this is a must-buy for juvenile fiction collections."--School Library Journal (starred review)