Praise for So Done
A 2018 Fall Junior Library Guild Selection
Starred reviews: Kirkus, Publisher’s Weekly, School Library Journal
VERDICT A pitch-perfect look at changing adolescent relationships and resilience.–Stacy Dillon, School Library Journal
While they have diametrically opposed personalities, both Mila and Tai are young women that readers will root for. – Eboni Njoku, The Horn Book
The chapters alternate between the perspectives of Mila and Tai, allowing each distinctive character an authentic and complex voice as they navigate difficult issues facing many American preteens.
Full Kirkus Review
Through successfully rendered dialogue, Chase (the Del Rio Bay Clique series) vividly conjures the triumphs, tensions, and worries percolating in the girls’ low-income neighborhood.
Full Publishers Weekly Review
* October 19
MASL Annual Conference
9:25 a.m. Author Panel
11:15 Book Signing
2:40 Inclusion: Walking The Walk with Matthew C. Winner
* October 29
MG Book Chat with Corrina Allen: Taboo Roll Call – Does Anything go in MG now?
* November 16 & 17
NCTE Annual Conference
Friday 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Using Black Children’s Literature to Amplify All Student Voices (Brown Bookshelf Panel)
Friday 11:30 a.m. Brown Book Shelf Book Signing Booth 321
Saturday 8:00-9:15 a.m. Session H.34 Text Selection & Reading: Integrated Approaches to Developing Student VoiceKeep checking back for fall events