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Jennifer Rosner

Elizabeth Solaka

Jennifer Rosner is the author of the novel, "The Yellow Bird Sings," and the memoir, "If A Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard." Her children's book, "The Mitten String," is a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable. Rosner's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Massachusetts Review, The Forward, Good Housekeeping and elsewhere. Rosner holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University. She lives in western Massachusetts with her family.

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Yellow Bird Sings
Fiction / Literature
Flatiron Books
March 2020
ISBN 9781250179760
304 pages
$25.99, NYP
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The girl is forbidden from making a sound, so the yellow bird sings. He sings whatever the girl composes in her head: high-pitched trills of piccolo; low-throated growls of contrabassoon. More/less

The Mitten String
Children / Teens
Random House Books for Young Readers
October 2014
ISBN 9780385371186
32 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

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