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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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.
Offers powerful insight into living with autism.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

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

KIRKUS REVIEWS (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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