November 26, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been included on the 2019 Indiana Read Aloud Too-Good-To-Miss list in the upper elementary category!

November 16, 2018 – SUPERSTAR has been nominated for a 2019-2020 Young Hoosier Book Award in the intermediate category!

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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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

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)

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

KIRKUS REVIEWS (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.
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