Jo Knowles is the author of Still a Work in Progress (Candlewick, 2016), Read Between the Lines (Candlewick, 2016), Living with Jackie Chan (Candlewick, 2015), See You at Harry’s (Candlewick, 2013), Pearl (Henry Holt, 2011), Jumping Off Swings (Candlewick, 2011), and Lessons from a Dead Girl (Candlewick, 2009). Jo’s awards include two SCBWI Crystal Kite Awards, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and Notable Book, the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award, American Library Association Notables, Bank Street College’s Best Books for Children (Outstanding Merit), and YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults. Jo’s books have also appeared on numerous state award lists. Jo has a master’s degree in children’s literature and teaches writing at the Mountain View MFA program through Southern New Hampshire University.
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