Episode Trigger Warnings: School shootings, child violence.
Jasmine Warga is a wonderful MG writer who tackles difficult subjects with grace, dignity, and care. Come meet her and her books, find out why they make us cry and inspire us so much. Get excited for her upcoming novel, RESILIENCE about a Mars rover with feelings, learn how to balance the two jobs of writer/creative and author. Also enjoy this exclusive feature interview about Jasmine's newest MG novel, THE SHAPE OF THUNDER. Its premise electrified us, and we knew we had to get Jasmine on our show! We're just so grateful she said yes!
Jasmine Warga is the author of the New York Times bestseller Other Words For Home. Other Words For Home earned multiple awards, including a John Newbery Honor, a Walter Honor for Young Readers, and a Charlotte Huck Honor. She is also the author of young adult books, My Heart and Other Black Holes and Here We Are Now, which have been translated into over twenty different languages. The Shape of Thunder, her next novel for middle grade readers, will be published in May 2021. Originally from Cincinnati, she now lives in the Chicago-area with her family.
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