September 18, 2018 – Join Mandy at 7 pm CDT on Twitter for a chat with the wonderful #sequoyahchat folks to talk about her Sequoyah Book Award nominated book SUPERSTAR.

July 2, 2018 – SUPERSTAR is coming out in paperback in March 2019! Preorder here.

April 6, 2018 – Another list for Lester. SUPERSTAR is named a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year.

February 20, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for the 2019 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award.

November 15, 2017 – Lester made a list! KIRKUS REVIEWS has named SUPERSTAR one of the best middle grade books of 2017.

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Lester’s first-person narrative is honest and pure.

KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)

A lovely, heartfelt narrative about the things we’ve lost, and the things we’ve found again.

GARY D. SCHMIDT, Newbery Honor–winning author of The Wednesday Wars and Okay for Now
Davis creates a memorable character within a promising first novel.

Beautiful, honest, and just the right amount of funny.

LINDA URBAN, author of Milo Speck, Accidental Agent and A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Offers powerful insight into living with autism.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

On Being a Writer and a Human

Writing is how I interact with the world. It’s how I explore what I’m feeling and discover what I know (and don’t know). It’s how I connect. While I love the writing I do for kids, this blog of personal essays (which I write for adults) is just as close to my heart.