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  • Bibliography:
    9 Books
  • First Book:
    June 2004
  • Latest Book:
    February 2022
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Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • The journey begins for a young immigrant named Miss Bridie. It is a journey of hope and uncertainty, a journey that will take her to a new land, a new home, and -- if she has chosen wisely -- a good life.
    With elegant woodcuts, Caldecott medalist...

  • After being murdered by a classmate, young Cassie becomes stuck in a realm between the living and the dead, thus turning to others in the same predicament for guidance, Cassie learns that she will have to face her past and, despite her reservations, ...

  • Addie is waiting for normal. But Addie's mom has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, jubilation or gloom, her way or no way. All or nothing never adds up to normal. All or nothing can't bring you all to home, whic...

  • Dewey Marriss is stuck in the middle of a crunch. He never guessed that the gas pumps would run dry the same week he promised to manage the family's bicycle-repair business. Suddenly everyone needs a bike. And nobody wants to wait. Meanwhile, t...

  • Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when her strict father approves of her first love, basketball star Brady Cullen. Right when Brady starts to change for the worse, she meets a "cowboy" who is everything Brady is not -- gentle, caring, and interes...

  • From Leslie Connor, award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and Crunch, comes a soaring and heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, and how innocence makes us all rise up. All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook is a powerful story, perfect for ...

  • A deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope. Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason’s learning disabilities are compounded by g...

  • A unique masterpiece about loss, love, and the world’s best bad dog, from award winner Leslie Connor, author of the National Book Award finalist The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle. This novel sings about loss and love and finding joy in new frien...

  • A big-hearted, beautiful, and funny novel told from multiple viewpoints about neurodiversity, friendship, and community from the award-winning author of The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, Leslie Connor. Eleven-year-old Aurora Petrequin’s best fr...

Award-Winning Books by Leslie Connor

Waiting for Normal
2009 Connecticut Book Award -- Children's Author
2009 Schneider Family Book Award -- Middle School

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Leslie Connor has published 9 books.

Leslie Connor does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Anybody Here Seen Frenchie?, was published in February 2022.

The first book by Leslie Connor, Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel, was published in June 2004.

No. Leslie Connor does not write books in series.