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Mavis Jukes

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Mavis Jukes

“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


Bookshelf
Be Healthy! It's a Girl Thing: Food, Fitness, and Feeling Great
Written by Mavis Jukes and Lilian Wai-Yin Cheung, Illustrated by Debra Ziss

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Blackberries in the Dark
Written by Mavis Jukes

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Blackberries in the Dark
Written by Mavis Jukes

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Growing Up: It's a Girl Thing
Written by Mavis Jukes

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The Guy Book
Written by Mavis Jukes

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Like Jake and Me
Written by Mavis Jukes

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Like Jake and Me
Written by Mavis Jukes

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The New Kid
Written by Mavis Jukes

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The New Kid
Written by Mavis Jukes

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The New Kid
Written by Mavis Jukes

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