Jessica Lawson

Jessica Lawson holds a BA in Spanish and an MS in Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resource Management. She’s worked in the nonprofit sector (with charitable-giving foundations), as a preschool teacher, at a dude ranch, and on National Forest trail crews. She lives in Colorado with her husband and children. She is the author of Nooks & Crannies and The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher.

Books by this Author

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

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Having a sense of humor, an open heart, and appreciation for life.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Roald Dahl's Matilda

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Any of the baddies from Grimm's fairy tales.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Quitting college soccer after only one year of playing.

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