Photo © 2003 Nick Knueppel
“Writing is like dreaming; it allows your unconscious to reveal itself. It’s like looking in the mirror. Write from your own experience. You may feel that your life is nothing special, but remember this: only one of you will ever walk the Earth—ever—and how you perceive the world is unique and important. Find your voice; it’s in your heart. Tell the truth.”—Mavis Jukes
Mavis Jukes’s Like Jake and Me is a Newbery Honor Book.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mavis Jukes was born in Nyack, New York, and grew up in New York City; Princeton, New Jersey; and Berkeley, California. She attended the University of Colorado... Read More
Written by Mavis Jukes and Lilian Wai-Yin Cheung, Illustrated by Debra Ziss
Written by Mavis Jukes