Winnie Perry’s sweet baby brother Ty returns in the third chapter book of the series, sure to please fans old and new. Ty can barely contain his excitement--his best friend Joseph is out of the hospital and finally coming back to school! that means they can spend lots of time together and second grade can go back to normal. But everyone else in the classroom wants to be best friends with Joseph, too, and Ty is lonely, wishing he could have Joseph all to himself. Change isn't always easy, but Ty's kind and positive attitude helps him learn that true friends stick together.
Lauren Myracle (www.laurenmyracle.com) is the bestselling and award-winning author of many novels for teens and tweens, including The Winnie Years series. Lauren received a master of fine arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College. She lives with her kiddos in Colorado.
Jed Henry is a New York Times bestselling author/illustrator who loves to draw on his personal experiences to flavor his books. He studied animation, and is well known for creating beautiful picture book trailers for his projects.
Accolades for Lauren Myracle:
Thirteen: Childrens Choice Book Award; IRA/CBC Childrens Choices Master List
Twelve: IRA/CBC Childrens Choices Master List
Let It Snow: Childrens Indie Next List
Kissing Kate: ALA Best Books for Young Adults; Booklist Top-Ten Youth Romances; Booklist Top-Ten Book by New Writer
Praise for Life of Ty:
"The spinoff from the popular The Winnie Years series will offer a new, younger generation of Myracle fans the chance to enjoy the ups and downs of the Perry family." Kirkus Reviews
"Skillfully blending comedy and poignancy, Myracle . . . spotlights Winnies seven-year-old brother, Ty, as he grapples with growing pains and change." Publishers Weekly
"This accessible chapter book has . . . an engaging first-person narrative. Black-and-gray drawings illustrate the story with sympathy and wit." Booklist
"Tys warm hearted attitude and authenticity shine through." School Library Journal
From the Hardcover edition.