K. L. Going
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K. L. Going

K.L. Going is the award-winning author of books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules the World was a Michael Printz Honor Book, listed with YALSA's Best Books for Young Adults and their Best Books for the Past Decade. Her books have been Booksense picks, Scholastic Book Club choices, Junior Library Guild selections, NY Public Library Best Books for the Teenage, and winners of state book awards. Her work has been published in Korea, Italy, Japan, Germany, and the UK, and Fat Kid Rules the World is now a major motion picture!

K.L. began her career working at one of the oldest literary agencies in New York City. She used this inner knowledge of publishing to write Writing and Selling the Young Adult Novel -- a how-to book for aspiring writers. She has also written short stories for several anthologies and currently has multiple picture books under contract. She lives in Glen Spey, NY where she both writes and runs a business critiquing manuscripts. She's also an adoring mom.

To visit KL on-line go to www.klgoing.com, www.facebook.com/KLGoing, or find her on Twitter!

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    • The Liberation of Gabriel King

    • By: K.L. Going
    • Narrated by: Rob Keefe
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Gabriel King is afraid of everything: spiders, the rope swing over the lake, and most of all, going to fifth grade....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good morning I am interested in the position and

    • By Linda on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Pieces of Why

    • By: K. L. Going
    • Narrated by: Azure Parsons
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Tia lives with her mom in a high-risk neighborhood in New Orleans and loves singing gospel in the Rainbow Choir with Keisha, her boisterous and assertive best friend....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awsome , my daughter read along with the hardcover

    • By DM McDaniel on 11-25-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Fat Kid Rules the World

    • By: K. L. Going
    • Narrated by: Matthew Lillard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Troy Billings, at six-foot-one, 296 pounds, is standing at the edge of a subway platform, seriously contemplating suicide, when he meets Curt MacCrae...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant performance!

    • By Patrick on 07-15-19

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Garden of Eve

    • By: K. L. Going
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Without Mom, there are no more bedtime stories, no more answers carried on the wind, and no more magic gardens....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Saint Iggy

    • By: K.L. Going
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Iggy Corso gets kicked out of high school, there's no one for him to tell....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One amazing book!

    • By Lilly-Marie Lamarl on 02-02-19

    Regular price: $27.93

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