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  • Bibliography:
    13 Books (2 Series)
  • First Book:
    January 2004
  • Latest Book:
    June 2024
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Full Series List in Order


1 - Dodger and Me (May-2008)
2 - Dodger for President (Apr-2009)
3 - Dodger for Sale (Jun-2010)

Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie

1 - Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie (Jan-2004)
2 - After Ever After (Feb-2010)

Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • Steven has a totally normal life (well, almost): He plays drums in the All-City Jazz Band (whose members call him the Peasant), has a crush on the hottest girl in school (who doesn't even know he's alive), and is constantly annoyed by his younger bro...

  • Just when you thought you had it all figured out . . ."Alex Peter Gregory, you are a moron!" Laurie slammed her palms down on my desk and stomped her foot. I get a lot of that.One car crash.One measly little car crash. And suddenly, I'm some kind of ...

  • When eighth-grader San Lee moves to a new town and a new school for the umpteenth time, he doesn't try to make new friends or be a loner or play cool. Instead he sits back and devises a plan to be totally different. When he accidentally answers too m...

  • What would you do if your best friend was: 1. Imaginary? 2. An oversize blue chimp in surfer shorts? (Potentially embarrassing, but hey, no one else can see him . . . right?) 3. Proposing a plan to help you improve your life? 4. Did we say imag...

  • BEING POPULAR IS SOOOO OVERRATED. What would you do if your best friend was: 1. Still imaginary (and still an oversize blue chimp with major junkfood issues)? 2. Nominating you to run for class president -- against the most popular kid in fifth grad...

  • Jeffrey isn't a little boy with cancer anymore. He's a teen who's in remission, but life still feels fragile. The aftereffects of treatment have left Jeffrey with an inability to be a great student or to walk without limping. His parents still worry ...

  • What would you do if your best friend was: 1. Still imaginary (and getting into trouble with other imaginary creatures, such as leprechauns. That's right, leprechauns )? 2. In danger of losing his home, and the only forest in your town, the magical F...

  • Sometimes, the greatest comebacks take place far away from the ball field. Meet Peter Friedman, high school freshman. Talented photographer. Former baseball star. When a freakish injury ends his pitching career, Peter has some major things to figu...

  • Rich is fifteen and plays guitar. When his girlfriend asks him to perform at protest rally, he jumps at the chance. Unfortunately, the police show up, and so does Rich’s dad. He’s in big trouble. Again. To make matters worse, this happens near th...

  • It's not easy being Claire. (Really.) Claire's life is a joke ... but she's not laughing. While her friends seem to be leaping forward, she's dancing in the same place. The mean girls at school are living up to their mean name, and there's a boy, ...

  • In sixth grade, bad things can happen to good kids. Bullies will find your weakness and jump on it. Teachers will say you did something wrong when really you didn't mean to do anything wrong. The kids who joke the loudest can drown out the quieter, n...

  • An unbelievably hilarous middle-grade true story from bestselling author Jordan Sonnenblick.In a typical school year, every kid has one or two things go wrong. But for Jordan, there's A LOT going wrong ALL THE TIME.Take this year. Here are some of th...

  • Jesse Dienstag's favorite sweatshirt says, "The real world isn't real." That's the slogan of the vacation-home community in Pennsylvania where his family has always spent every vacation and weekend for as long as he can remember. In the summer of 201...

Award-Winning Books by Jordan Sonnenblick

After Ever After
2011 Carolyn W. Field Award -- Children's
2011 Schneider Family Book Award -- Middle School
2013 Sequoyah Book Award -- Intermediate
Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie
2007 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Grades 6-9
2008 Isinglass Teen Read Award -- Grades 6-8
2008 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award -- Grades 6-8
2008 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award -- Grades 4-8
2009 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Tween
2009 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Grades 6-8

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jordan Sonnenblick has published 13 books.

Jordan Sonnenblick does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Stepping Off, was published in June 2024.

The first book by Jordan Sonnenblick, Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie, was published in January 2004.

Yes. Jordan Sonnenblick has 2 series.