February 20, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for the 2019 Oklahoma Sequoyah Masterlists. Check it out here.

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

September 15, 2017 – SUPERSTAR has been named a Junior Library Guild Selection.

May 1, 2017 – SUPERSTAR received a second starred review, this time from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Read the review here.

April 1, 2017 – SUPERSTAR received a starred review from KIRKUS. Read the full review.

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

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

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

KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review)
Davis creates a memorable character within a promising first novel.

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
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.