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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

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“I can’t remember a time when books and reading weren’t a part of my life. My mother used to read to me every night before I went to bed. I still read every night.”—Joyce McDonald

Shades of Simon Gray by Joyce McDonald, is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an Edgar Allan Poe Award nominee.


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“I’ve always been a little off balance when it comes to books. I love everything about them. Not just the words on the page, but the way books feel in my hands and the way they smell. I grew up in Chatham, New Jersey... Read More


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Devil on My Heels
Written by Joyce McDonald
eBook

It’s 1959 in Benevolence, Florida, and life is as sweet as a Valencia orange for 15-year-old Dove Alderman. Whether she’s sipping cherry Cokes with her girlfriends and listening to the Everly Brothers, eating key lime pie made by her housekeeper, Delia, or cruising around town with the coolest boy in school... Read More
 





Shades of Simon Gray
Written by Joyce McDonald
eBook

Simon Gray is the ideal teenager — smart, reliable, hardworking, trustworthy. Or is he? After Simon crashes his car into The Liberty Tree, another portrait starts to emerge. Soon an investigation has begun into computer hacking at Simon’s high school, for it seems tests are being printed out before they are... Read More
 





Swallowing Stones
Written by Joyce McDonald
Trade Paperback

It begins with a free and joyful act--but from then on, Michael finds it impossible even to remember what it felt like to be free and joyful.  When he fires his new rifle into the air on his seventeenth birthday, he never imagines that the bullet will end up killing someone.  But a... Read More
 





Swallowing Stones
Written by Joyce McDonald
eBook

It begins with a free and joyful act--but from then on, Michael finds it impossible even to remember what it felt like to be free and joyful.  When he fires his new rifle into the air on his seventeenth birthday, he never imagines that the bullet will end up killing someone.  But a... Read More
 

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