Gideon Green in Black and White


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$18.99  $17.66
Katherine Tegen Books
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5.5 X 8.4 X 1.2 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Katie Henry, author of Heretics Anonymous, Let's Call It a Doomsday, and This Will Be Funny Someday, is a writer living and working in New York City. She received her BFA in dramatic writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and is a published playwright, specializing in theater for young audiences. Her plays have been performed by high schools and community organizations in over thirty states. You can find her online at


"Katie Henry tells a poignant, heartfelt story of a teen detective trying to puzzle out a crime as well as the relationships in his life, and I rooted for Gideon all the way."--Goldy Moldavsky, New York Times bestselling author of The Mary Shelley Club
"Funny, mysterious, and full of noir goodness. I loved every moment of this novel."--Maureen Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of Truly Devious
Praise for This Will Be Funny Someday: Like any good comedy, this novel deals in truth. Like any great comedy, it also nails the difficult job of infusing nuance.--Booklist (starred review)
Isabel is achingly and sympathetically flawed and her growth, realistic; readers will undoubtedly connect with her journey. Honest truths delivered with humor and heart.--Kirkus Reviews
Henry's background as a playwright shines. Readers will enjoy watching [Isabel] undergo the process of self-transformation, one punch line at a time.--Publishers Weekly
There are some bracing truths here, and Henry puts into words what her readers perhaps cannot, offering understanding and compassion in a world often too demanding of their growing up.--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"A rare YA novel in its approach to religious faith as a life-giving, if complicated, aspect of a young adult's life... Ellis is a protagonist to root for."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A tongue-in-cheek charmer: Sit back and enjoy the show.--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Let's Call It a Doomsday: "Henry writes witty dialogue, creates complicated characters, and treats different religious beliefs with sincerity and respect... This one's a gem."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Katie Henry has gifted us with a cleverly-crafted mystery absolutely brimming with humor and heart. Gideon Green is the rare kind of character you'll find impossible to forget.--Kit Frick, author of I Killed Zoe Spanos and Very Bad People