“One of the most powerful visiting author presentations that I have been to (I cried).” – Principal of Hartford, VT Middle School

Jo Knowles (joknowles.com) is the author of several young adult novels including Jumping Off Swings, Living With Jackie Chan, and Read Between The Lines. She’s also written numerous tween and middle grade novels, including See You At Harry’s, Where The Heart Is and Meant To Be. Her first picture book, Ear Worm! came out this year.  Jo’s awards include a Vermont Book Award Finalist, New York Times Editor’s Choice and Notable, American Library Association Notable, the PEN New England Children’s Book Discovery Award, Bank Street College’s Best Books for Children, and YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults. Jo’s books have also appeared on numerous state award lists. She has a master’s degree in children’s literature and teaches writing at the Mountainview MFA program through Southern New Hampshire University.  

Books by Jo Knowles