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MJ Auch

MJ Auch

M.J. Auch is the award-winning author of Guitar Boy, One-Handed Catch, Ashes of Roses and numerous other books for young readers. Books were a part of M.J.’s life from an early age; her mother was a second grade teacher who always made sure there were plenty of books in the house. M.J. now lives on a small farm in upstate NY with her husband and co-illustrator, Herm, and their two dogs, Sophie and Zeke.

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Ashes of Roses

MJ Auch
Square Fish
Square Fish

When Rose Nolan arrives on Ellis Island as a seventeen-year-old Irish immigrant, she is looking for a land of opportunities; what she finds is far from all she'd dreamed. Stubborn and tenacious,...

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One Plus One Equals Blue

MJ Auch
Square Fish
Square Fish

Twelve year-old Basil knows he's special—he's been associating numbers with colors since he was a kid. His gift (or curse) has turned him into somewhat of a loner, but his world begins to change...

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Guitar Boy

MJ Auch
Square Fish
Square Fish

Travis Tacey doesn't have it easy: his mom's in the hospital suffering from brain trauma after a terrible car accident, and his father has lost his good sense in the aftermath and kicked him out....

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One-Handed Catch

MJ Auch
Square Fish
Square Fish

There's no way a little thing like losing his hand will keep Norm from trying out for baseball.

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Wing Nut

MJ Auch
Square Fish
Square Fish

Sometimes home is found where you least expect it.

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