Jessica
Lawson

Jessica Lawson 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 is Waiting for Augusta


Colorful, quirky, and full of heart, with an ending readers won’t forget. 

Ingrid Law
on Waiting for Augusta

An absorbing work of historical fiction.

School Library Journal
on Waiting for Augusta

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Insightful, humorous, and deeply moving, this novel is one for a kiddo needing a miracle, or just a really meaningful read.

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
on Waiting for Augusta