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If you would like a signed and personalized copy of ALL OF ME, or a signed and personalized bookplate for MIDSUMMER'S MAYHEM, please let us know in the comment field at checkout. Please be sure to include the name you would like the author to inscribe. All personalized orders are due August 3rd, and the bookplates will be are arriving separately from the books free of charge. Signed-only bookplates and books will be available after the deadline while supplies last.
Due to extended transit times for the bookplate between the author and the bookstore, please note that it may be up to several business weeks after the order deadline before you recieve your bookplate. Thank you for understanding!
Chris Baron’s debut novel, All of Me, is a middle grade novel in verse. After a family move, teenage Ari finds himself dealing with body-image issues, relentless bullying, and the decay of his parent’s marriage, leading him to face the changes going on with himself, both physically and emotionally. All of Me is a “beautifully written, brilliant, and necessary” (Matthew de la Peña, Newbery Medalist) story about accepting the imperfections in oneself and life.
Rajan LaRocca is a writer of middle grade novels and picture books. Her latest middle grade novel, Midsummer’s Mayhem, won a Nerdy Book Club Award and a was voted A Mighty Girl Best Book of 2019. Eleven-year-old Mimi wants to prove herself to her large Indian-American family. As she readies to enter a local baking contest, she must figure out why her father has begun to act strangely…