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Heather Kassner

Cameron Straatsma

Heather Kassner loves thunderstorms, hummingbirds and books. She lives with her husband in Arizona, waiting (and waiting and waiting) for the rain, photographing hummingbirds and reading and writing strange little stories. "The Bone Garden" is her debut novel.

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The Bone Garden
Children / Teens
Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
August 2019
ISBN 9781250296894
272 pages
$16.99, INSTOCK
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A spooky and adventurous debut fantasy novel about a girl made of dust and bone and imagination who seeks the truth about the magic that brought her to life. More/less

The Forest of Stars
Children / Teens
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
August 2020
ISBN 9781250297006
272 pages
$16.99, NYP
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