Books by Augusta Scattergood

MAKING FRIENDS WITH BILLY WONG by Augusta Scattergood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"Even though this is mostly Azalea's tale, it's a refreshing novel inspired by real-life Chinese-American communities not often seen in stories. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
It's 1952, and Azalea Ann Morgan, an 11-year-old white girl, doesn't want to leave Texas and help Grandma Clark, who hurt her foot and lives in Paris Junction, Arkansas. Read full book review >
THE WAY TO STAY IN DESTINY by Augusta Scattergood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Doesn't quite hit the right notes. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
Music and baseball history combine to convince sixth-grader Thelonious Monk Thomas that Destiny, Florida, should be his hometown. Read full book review >
GLORY BE by Augusta Scattergood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2012

"Though occasionally heavy-handed, this debut offers a vivid glimpse of the 1960s South through the eyes of a spirited girl who takes a stand. (Historical fiction. 9-12)
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The closing of her favorite swimming pool opens 11-year-old Gloriana Hemphill's eyes to the ugliness of racism in a small Mississippi town in 1964. Read full book review >