Praise for Dough Boys
Fans will love the various cameos of familiar characters, but there’s universal appeal in this bittersweet look at friendship in the hood. – Booklist
This unsparing but tender novel takes the reader down some dangerous streets even as it reveals a hopeful world beyond. Chase’s writing pops off the page. I loved DOUGH BOYS! – Barbara Dee, Author of Everything I Know About You
Chase displays her signature flair for conveying black youths’ language of intimacy even as she refuses the inaccurate yet popular theory that complex ethical entanglements cannot be engaged in middle-grade fiction.
* November 22 – Panel: You Can’t Say That in MG (H Sessions) 2 p.m.
* November 23 – Panel: Where Are The Books for 8th Graders (K Sessions) 11 a.m.