SU's Children's Literature Conference May 17th, 2022 - Varian Johnson

May 17th, 2022 - Varian Johnson

 

Mister Miracle: The Great Escape Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Daniel Isles (Illustrator)
$17.84
ISBN: 9781779501257
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Published: DC Comics - January 25th, 2022

A modern YA reimagining of the iconic Jack Kirby characters that explores identity, trauma, and the sacrifices it takes to be a hero.

"Fresh, Kinetic, and slick as hell.” ––Ngozi Ukazu, New York Timesbestselling author of Check, Please!
 


Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338348538
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - October 5th, 2021

“With a deft hand, Johnson shows us there's no such thing as "too young" when it comes to questioning big ideas like manhood, or even family.” –Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Look Both Ways and Stamped

Literary powerhouse and Coretta Scott King Honor- and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor-winning author of The Parker Inheritance


Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$26.24
ISBN: 9781338236170
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects.


Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects.


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.


What Were the Negro Leagues? (What Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524789985
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - December 24th, 2019

This baseball league that was made up of African American players and run by African American owners ushered in the biggest change in the history of baseball.


The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$8.39
ISBN: 9780545952781
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year Lists"Powerful....


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.


The Parker Inheritance Cover Image
$18.89
ISBN: 9780545946179
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year Lists"Powerful....


The Wildcat's Claw (Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 6) Cover Image
$13.64
ISBN: 9781338116670
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 10th, 2017

The four heroes of Erdas are fugitives on the run in this new chapter of the New York Times bestselling series!

The Heroes of Erdas are wanted fugitives. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have saved their world from countless threats. They are guardians from across the globe, united by their legendary spirit animals under one banner.


The Return (Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 3) Cover Image
$13.64
ISBN: 9780545842075
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 26th, 2016

A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times bestselling series.

Split between two worlds, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are four young heroes who are racing to stop an ancient evil.


The Great Greene Heist Cover Image
$7.34
ISBN: 9780545525534
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - April 28th, 2015

Saving the school -- one con at a time. (And in paperback!)

"A political heist page-turner set in middle school? Is that even possible? Varian Johnson shows us how it's done." - Gordon Korman, author of SWINDLE "Do yourself a favor and start reading immediately." - Rebecca Stead, author of WHEN YOU REACH ME Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming.