Monday, June 21, 2010

RALPH FLETCHER'S AKA ROWAN POHI TO CLARION!

I am thrilled to announce that the amazing Ralph Fletcher has sold his young adult novel AKA ROWAN POHI to Dina Stevenson at Clarion.

In AKA ROWAN POHI, Bobby Steele attends a run-down city high school. One day, on a lark, Bobby and his two best friends invent a boy named Rowan Pohi and manage to get this fictitious student accepted at the finest prep school in the city. Bobby, who feels trapped by his life at home, sees in Rowan Pohi a tempting alter-ego, and the possibility of a better life.

In this intense, funny and touching novel, Ralph captures teen boys' thoughts, dialog and motivation creating an authentic and thought-provoking read.

Ralph Fletcher is the author of numerous picture books, poetry books, memoir, middle grade, young adult, professional educator books and books on writing. http://www.ralphfletcher.com/books.html

He is a rock star among teachers and librarians as well as young readers, many who have met him at one of his many school visits per year.

CONGRATS RALPH and DINAH!

FYI, this is one of three books we have sold for Ralph since he has joined Herman Agency. More on that in upcoming posts:)

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