My Ex-Imaginary Friend

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publish Date
Pages
296
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.6 X 1.2 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781541596993

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About the Author

Jimmy Matejek-Morris was born and raised in New Jersey, the middle of five children. He earned undergraduate degrees in Film and English at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. After graduating, Jimmy moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned an MA in Children's Literature and an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons College (now University). He currently lives in Massachusetts with his husband Scott and their very well-dressed poodle-Pomeranian named Rudy. His first novel, My Ex-Imaginary Friend, was named a Best Children's Book of the Year by the Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College.

Reviews

"Complicated emotions and difficult family conversations are bracketed with kindness in this unusual book."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (12/1/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"A poignant, multilayered story that will appeal to those looking for a heartfelt family drama."--School Library Journal

-- (12/1/2020 12:00:00 AM)

"Twin themes of abandonment and belief twine through this somewhat mind-bending debut."--Booklist

-- (11/1/2020 12:00:00 AM)