Varian Johnson

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“The Great Greene Heist is one crazy cool caper!”
—RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA, Newbery Honor-winning author of One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be 11
“The elaborate bait and switch of this fast-paced, funny caper novel will surprise its readers as much as the victims.”
—KIRKUS, Starred Review
“Varian Johnson shows us how it's done, expertly walking the tightrope between true-to-life school experiences and belly laughs.”
—GORDON KORMAN, author of Swindle and The Hypnotists
Saving Maddie
“Do yourself a favor and start reading immediately.”
—REBECCA STEAD, Newbery-winning author of When You Reach Me and Liar & Spy