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Lauren Wolk



Lauren Wolk is a novelist, poet, and visual artist. This site features a sampling of her work and information about her professional and personal life.
 For information about her forthcoming novel Wolf Hollow (May 3, 2016, Dutton / Penguin) or her other fiction, please navigate to the appropriate pages. To inquire about purchasing or commissioning artwork, please contact Lauren through her facebook page.
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2017) : Wolf Hollow
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (2017) : Wolf Hollow
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2018) : Beyond the Bright Sea


Lauren Wolk recommends
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The Button War (2018)
Avi
"Reminiscent of Slaughterhouse-Five and Lord of the Flies, Avi’s The Button War is an important and honest book that crowns no heroes. Instead, it shines a light on how easily we believe what we want to believe, confusing dictators for leaders and ignoring our own best selves in the process. If children are to understand the world’s problems, they need to face them—and their own motives—with clear eyes and open minds. The Button War will help them do that. But it is a cautionary tale that will surely provoke introspection in readers of all ages and help us see how to evolve beyond our primitive thirst for power and glory."
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The Storm Keeper's Island (2018)
Catherine Doyle
"I miss Fionn and his grandfather and their island as if they were real ... which they are, thanks to Catherine Doyle."

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