Recipient of a 1993 Newbery
Honor, this novel is an achingly beautiful, powerfully rendered journey through
childhood that is not to be missed.
Straight A’s and an Empty House
The day Asa wins a prize at
school, he loses a home, takes a night ride on a roller coaster, and finds out
that life doesn’t always run on tracks.
The Variety Show
Asa’s a lone operator, but
he’s needed on his friend’s team—to recite a poem that’s about as real as the
sunshine in cigarette commercials.
Playing with the Quik-E-Freeze Cool Guys
Seven moves in three years,
and now Asa can’t have the room he wants in his new house. His fake dad’s a
bully, Asa knows everything, and baseball’s a great way to act it all out.
How to Say I Love You, Too
His mom’s back and Asa’s
looking down the road again, wondering if his life will stand still long enough
for him to risk falling in love. Download and start listening now!