Jessica Lawson
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Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson enjoys living in Pennsylvania, where she and her family spend weekend hours exploring backroads and searching for old stone houses. She likes pizza. A lot.

She is the author of The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher, a book that Publishers Weekly called "a delightfully clever debut" in a starred review, and Nooks & Crannies, a Junior Library Guild Selection and recipient of three starred reviews. Her latest middle grade novel, Waiting for Augusta, is also a Junior Library Guild Selection. Her books are published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

She fell in love with storytelling at an early age, and is a sucker for Roald Dahl, Maurice Sendak, Linda Sue Park, RL LaFevers, Charles Dickens, Karen Cushman, Barbara Park, Amy Tan, Maryrose Wood, Barbara Cooney, Anne Ursu, Christopher Paul Curtis, Gail Carson Levine, Rita Williams-Garcia, Arnold Lobel, Isabel Allende, Sharon Creech, Eva Ibbotson, Shannon Hale, Maeve Binchy and many, many, many other wonderful authors and illustrators.

She writes middle grade fiction, lots of to-do lists, and songs about lost socks.

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    • Nooks & Crannies

    • By: Jessica Lawson
    • Narrated by: Susie Riddell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Sweet, shy Tabitha Crum, the neglected only child of two parents straight out of a Roald Dahl book, doesn't have a friend in the world - except for her pet mouse, Pemberley, whom she loves dearly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wish...

    • By Regina on 04-01-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher

    • By: Jessica Lawson
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tom Sawyer's and Huckleberry Finn's adventures are legendary, but what about the story you haven't heard....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Under the Bottle Bridge

    • By: Jessica Lawson
    • Narrated by: Andrea Emmes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In the weeks leading up to AutumnFest, woodcraft legacy Minna Treat is struggling with looming deadlines, an uncle trying to hide very bad news, and a secret personal quest....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Waiting for Augusta

    • By: Jessica Lawson
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Eleven-year-old Benjamin Putter has a lump in his throat, and he's certain it's a golf ball. He knows it sounds crazy, but everything's been topsy-turvy since his father died last month....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Augusta

    • By Leigh Ehrlich on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $34.99

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