All galactic ambassadors are kids. Eleven-year-old Gabe Fuentes becomes the ambassador of our planet and contends with many definitions of the word “alien.” A Junior Library Guild Selection.


Goblin Secrets

A boy named Rownie joins a goblin theater troupe. This is basically a fantasy novel crossed with The Muppet Show. It won the National Book Award in 2012.


Ghoulish Song

A girl named Kaile learns about music, becomes separated from her shadow, and sets out to prove that she isn’t a ghoul. This companion novel to Goblin Secrets (the two books unfold in the same city at the very same time) was a Finalist for the Mythopoeic Award in 2014.