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The Great Treehouse War

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The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff
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May 01, 2018 | ISBN 9780147516718
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  • May 01, 2018 | ISBN 9780147516718 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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“It’s kids vs. parents in epic fashion, and Graff’s not-quite-fantasy world is every kid’s dream….Graff’s whimsical, original work is a breath of fresh air. A strong addition to any middle grade collection.”—School Library Journal

“Combining over-the-top storytelling with down-home wisdom, this appealing chapter book is easy to booktalk and fun to read.”—Booklist

“In this appealing faux-memoir, [Lisa Graff creates] a vibrant patchwork of personalities that gives voice to the power of friendship.”—Publishers Weekly

“It’s a good-natured satire of helicopter parenting and a celebration of child ingenuity, but mostly it’s all about what fun it is to live in a tree.”—Horn Book

Lost in the Sun

* ”Graff writes with stunning insight [and] consistently demonstrates why character-driven novels can live from generation to generation.”—Kirkus Reviews *STARRED REVIEW*

* “Graff creates layered, vulnerable characters that are worth getting to know.”—Booklist *STARRED REVIEW*

* ”[A]n ambitious and gracefully executed story.”—Publishers Weekly *STARRED REVIEW*

* ”Weighty matters deftly handled with humor and grace will give this book wide appeal.”—School Library Journal *STARRED REVIEW*

* ”Characterization is thoughtful.”—BCCB *STARRED REVIEW*

“This is a novel that speaks powerfully, honestly, almost shockingly about our human pain and our human redemption. This book will change you.”—Gary Schmidt, author of The Wednesday Wars

“Lisa Graff crafts a compelling story about a boy touched with tragedy and the world of people he cares about. And like all the best stories, it ends at a new beginning.”—Richard Peck, author of A Year Down Yonder

Absolutely Almost
 

* “Albie comes through significant emotional hardship to a genuine sense of self-worth.”—School Library Journal, *STARRED REVIEW*

* “A perfect book to share with struggling readers.”—Booklist, *STARRED REVIEW*
 
* “Achingly superb, Albie’s story shines.”—Kirkus Reviews, *STARRED REVIEW*
 
* “Graff’s…gentle story invokes evergreen themes of coming to appreciate one’s strengths (and weaknesses), and stands out for its thoughtful, moving portrait of a boy who learns to keep moving forward, taking on the world at his own speed.”—Publishers Weekly, *STARRED REVIEW*
 
“Lately the patrons of my school library have been asking, “Do you have any books like Wonder by R.J. Palacio?” and now I have the perfect offering.”—BookPage 

“Maybe the wonder of Absolutely Almost is that it’s willing to give us an almost unheard of hero.”—Betsy Bird, Fuse #8 Blog

“Graff…again draws on her ability to create rich lifeworlds for her characters to present a boy who is gifted in many ways….[T]his is a sharp portrait of an outsider’s inner perspective, and Albie’s coming to terms with himself will be cheered by many.”–BCCB Reviews 

A Clatter of Jars:

“Graff is a master of the magical realism genre, and this offering is worthy of a spot in any middle grade collection.”—School Library Journal

“Graff’s vivid character development and world building makes for tight plotting and nicely negotiable complexity. A great fit for fans of Louis Sachar’s Holes.”—Booklist

“Graff’s prose and plot construction is as pleasing as ever, and A Clatter of Jars will appeal to a wide range of readers.”—Bookpage

A Tangle of Knots

“Lisa Graff has created a beautiful world of deliciously interconnected stories that draw you in.”—Abby West, Entertainment Weekly, A-

* “Subtle and intricate, rich with humor and insight, this quietly magical adventure delights.”—Kirkus Reviews *STARRED REVIEW*

* “Combining the literary sensibility of E. B. White with the insouciance of Louis Sachar, Graff has written a tangle that should satisfy readers for years to come.”—Booklist *STARRED REVIEW*

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