July 11, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
The idea for Breda’s Island, my fifth novel but my first for Middle Grade readers, began very late one night on my husband’s family farm in rural County Kerry, Ireland.
December 1, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
An important read about standing up for yourself and others, about getting help, and about enduring. I'm so glad I didn't miss this book.
February 4, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
You can never go wrong picking up a book by Watson, but this book is really spectacular for its emphasis on growth, love, family, and truth. A great story about finding yourself.
May 21, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
In a moving essay, Jasmine Warga shares about her uncle Abdalla, her trips to Jordan, identity, and writing a new story.
May 16, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
This heartfelt story about a nonbinary teen will empower readers. Ben's journey is not always easy, but it is full of love, affirmation, and eventual happiness. This story, this representation, this example is so needed.
February 8, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description An incisive, laugh-out-loud contemporary debut about a Taiwanese-American teen whose parents want her to be a doctor and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer despite her squeamishness with germs and crush on a Japanese classmate. At seventeen, Mei should be in high school, but skipping fourth grade was part of her parents’ master plan. […]
June 13, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Saints and Misfits is an unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern day My So-Called Life…starring a Muslim teen. There are three kinds of people in my world: 1. Saints, those special people moving the world forward. Sometimes you glaze over them. Or, at least, I do. They’re in your face so […]
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