Sunnyside Plaza Lib/E

Scott Simon (Author) Lauren Fortgang (Read by)

Product Details

$69.99  $64.39
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
January 21, 2020
6.7 X 6.1 X 0.7 inches | 0.35 pounds
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Scott Simon is an author and radio commentator. He has won every major award in broadcasting for his personal essays, war reporting, and commentary. He has reported from all fifty states, scores of foreign countries, and eight wars. He hosts Weekend Edition with Scott Simon Saturday mornings on National Public Radio.

Lauren Fortgang, a graduate of Fordham University's Theater Program, is an actress, costume designer, and narrator. She has recorded everything from video games to textbooks. Her audiobook narrations have earned AudioFile Earphones Awards and placed her as a finalist for an Audie Award in 2014.


'Sal Pal, ' a resident of the Sunnyside Plaza community center, easily draws readers into her story...Two detectives investigating the deaths bring untold joy into Sal Pal's life when they take her under their wing...A resoundingly poignant novel with an acutely intuitive and empathic protagonist."

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

"I enjoyed every minute I spent with the characters of Sunnyside Plaza."

-- " Stacy McAnulty, author of The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl"