My Jasper June


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$16.99  $15.80
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 beloved author of many picture books and novels for children, including National Book Award nominee Orphan Island, the Geisel Award winner Charlie & Mouse, and the Sydney Taylor Award winner The Longest Night. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she teaches in Hamline University's MFA in writing for children and young adults program. She lives in Atlanta with her family and can be found online at


"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

"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

"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

"[A] tender, atmospheric and memorable novel that explore the intimate, restorative power and beauty of friendship." -- New York Times Book Review

"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)