Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson is the author of The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher, a book that Publishers Weekly called “a delightfully clever debut” in a starred review, and Nooks & Crannies, a Junior Library Guild Selection and recipient of three starred reviews. Her latest middle grade novel is Waiting for Augusta. You can visit her at JessicaLawsonBooks.com.

Books by this Author

Waiting for Augusta
Nooks & Crannies
The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher
The Tom Sawyer Collection

My Life in 8 Words

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TATTERED COVER ASPEN GROVE
7301 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If the opportunity to take a relaxing shower presents itself, take it.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A.

Sitting in the backyard with my family on a summer evening, tired from a day of physical activities, sipping lemonade, smelling food on the grill and woodsmoke from the fire pit, listening to music. Or just looking at my daughter while she pretends to go on a bigfoot hunt~ that's pretty close to perfect happiness as well.

































Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Maybe being kind to animals? Definitely not being kind my feet. In fact, just thinking about my toes makes any other quality I possess seem pretty darn nice.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Woodcarver

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Julia Child, because she embraced her passion (cooking) and worked extremely hard to make a career out of it, despite lots of rejection along the way :)

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