Fadeaway

When a high school basketball star goes missing, a town’s secrets are exposed in this edge-of-your seat, addictive read.

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Like Magic

“An endlessly endearing story of three girls’ pursuit of friendship and the beauty and challenge of what it means to be 10.” Kirkus reviews, starred review

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Paper Chains

“A well-told story celebrating the power of friendship to comfort and heal.” Kirkus reviews, starred review “Endearing, authentic...A captivating story with tremendous heart.” School Library Journal

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Thankful

When the first snow falls, a girl takes paper, scissors, and pencils. On each slip of paper she writes one thing for which she is thankful: soup, the sun and moon, a friend. As the snow falls, the chain grows. What are YOU thankful for? Illustrated by Samantha Cotterill

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Coming May 2, 2023

How to Make a Memory

The Wonderful Things You Will Be meets The Remember Balloons in this lyrical and gentle picture book about the joy and importance of making memories and cherishing life’s most special moments—a companion to Thankful. Illustrated by Ana Aranda

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Coming June 6, 2023

Half Moon Summer

Two seventh graders discover it takes more than grit and a good pair of shoes to run 13.1 miles. You’ve got to have a partner who refuses to let you quit.

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Coming August 15, 2023

Mae and Gerty and the Matter with Matter

Mae is fed up with her parents thinking her younger sister, Gerty, is a science genius. But as Mae learns that science is all about asking questions and trying new things, she realizes that she can be a scientist too and joins her sister to explore all types of matter. Illustrated by Erica Salcedo

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About the Author

Elaine Vickers

Elaine/E.B. Vickers is an award-winning author of picture books, middle grade, and young adult novels that aim to help readers of all ages find connection and belonging.

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Upcoming Events

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MAE AND GERTY AND THE MATTER WITH MATTER Release Day!
July 25, 2023
Location: Wherever books are sold!
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HALF MOON SUMMER Release Day!
June 6, 2023
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HOW TO MAKE A MEMORY Release Day!
May 2, 2023
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World Read Aloud Day
February 1, 2023
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Beyond the Book Guides

Bringing stories beyond the page with discussion questions, art lessons, yummy recipes, challenging riddles, mini science projects, fun crafts, poetry, and recommendations for more great books to read.

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