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Read Four Questions for Joan Bauer in Publishers Weekly

Winter Reading : HOPE WAS HERE (a Newbery Honor Book)

When hope gets released in a place, anything is possible.

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"It's as if the novel had been written by someone actually coming of age."
The New York Times Book Review

Featured Novel: SOAR

A boy who can’t run gives a town wings.

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"Triumphant and moving."
School Library Journal

Joan Bauer in the Classroom

See why students and teachers like Joan Bauer’s books so much.

Meet Joan

“One of the things I want to do most in this world is to help kids find the hero they’ve got inside.”