Twelve-year-old Foster doesn’t trust the man his widowed mother has started dating. Even Joe, the dog, doesn’t like Dax. Dax has a violent, controlling streak, but Linda, vulnerable in her loss, doesn’t seem to see it.
TRUDY LUDWIG is the author of many books for children, including My Secret Bully and Confessions of a Former Bully. An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, she is a sought-after speaker who collaborates frequently with organizations like The Ophelia Project, Hands &
Jude Watson is the New York Times bestselling author of multiple books in the international bestselling The 39 Clues series. In October 2013, Watson will kick-off The 39 Clues: Unstoppable, a new story arc in the phenomenally popular multi-platform series which has more than
Amy Koester is the children’s librarian at the Corporate Parkway Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District in Wentzville, Missouri. She is currently serving on the 2014 Newbery Award Committee, and she shares program plans and musings about youth services librarianship as the Show
Annie Barrows is the author of many children's books, including the Ivy + Bean series and The Magic Half, as well as several books for adults, including the bestselling novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.