Leslie Connor

Finalist, 2018 National Book Awards

Leslie Connor is the author of the middle grade novels, Waiting for Normal, All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, a Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award, and most recently, A Home for Goddesses and Dogs.
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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor book cover
ISBN 9780062491435 Katherine Tegen Books / HarperCollins Publishers

Both Mason and his new friend, tiny Calvin Chumsky, are relentlessly bullied by the other boys in their neighborhood, so they create an underground club space for themselves. When Calvin goes missing, Mason finds himself in trouble again. He’s desperate to figure out what happened to Calvin, and eventually, Benny. But will anyone believe him? More about this book >

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Leslie Connor, YPL Finalist, reads from The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

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Leslie Connor

Leslie Connor is the author of the middle grade novels, Waiting for NormalAll Rise for the Honorable Perry T. CookThe Truth as Told by Mason Buttle, a Finalist for the 2018 National Book Award, and most recently, A Home for Goddesses and Dogs. Leslie is a two-time winner of the American Library Association’s Schneider Family Book Award, and finalist for the E.B. White Read Aloud. Her titles have appeared on many state reading lists. Leslie holds a BFA in Fine Art from the University of Connecticut. She lives with her husband and three rescue dogs in a little house in the Connecticut woods. (Photo credit: Leslie Connor)

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