November 16, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for a 2019-2020 Young Hoosier Book Award in the intermediate category! (Check out the list with book descriptions here. SUPERSTAR is on the second page.)

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

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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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

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

KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)
Davis creates a memorable character within a promising first novel.
Offers powerful insight into living with autism.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

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

LINDA URBAN, author of Milo Speck, Accidental Agent and A Crooked Kind of Perfect

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.
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