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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group


Nicole C. Kear



Nicole C. Kear’s Foreverland is a big-hearted coming-of-age story about being lost, and finding your way back home again.

Margaret is tired of everything always changing. Middle school has gone from bad to worse. Her best friend is becoming a stranger. And her family—well, it's not even a family anymore.

So Margaret is running away to Foreverland, her family's favorite amusement park. She's no outlaw, but luckily, she meets another runaway hiding there. Jaime, a thrill-seeking, fast-thinking rule breaker, teaches Margaret how to stay one step ahead of the captain of security.

At first, this after-hours, all-access pass to the park is a dream come true: sleepovers in the Haunted House, nonstop junk food, and an unlimited ticket to ride. But as the runaways learn each other’s secrets, they must face the reasons they left their normal lives behind. With the Captain closing in and Jaime's future on the line, can Margaret finally take control?

Foreverland is an exhilarating story about riding life's rollercoaster—figuring out how to hang on and learning when to let go.

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Praise for Foreverland

"Fun fact: Like your favorite amusement park ride, you’ll want to return to Kear’s captivating, heartfelt book again and again."
—Courtney Sheinmel, author of The Kindness Club and Stella Batts

"Foreverland is a rollercoaster of a ride, a heartbreaking—and heartwarming—book about bravery, friendship, family and the magic that exists in the real world. Margaret takes in hand the heart of the reader and holds on to the end."
—Nicole Panteleakos, author of Planet Earth is Blue


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Nicole C. Kear

Nicole C. Kear grew up in New York City, where she still lives, with her husband, three firecracker kids and a ridiculously fluffy hamster. She's written lots of essays; a memoir, Now I See You, for grownups; and The Fix-It Friends series for kids. She also co-wrote The Startup Squad series with Brian Weisfeld. She has a bunch of fancy, boring diplomas, and one red clown nose from circus school. Seriously.