Blake, Ashley Herring - The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James
Middle Grade Fiction----March 26, 2019----LGBT, Family - Parents, Social Themes - Friendship Twelve-year-old Sunny St. James navigates heart surgery, reconnecting with her lost mother, first kisses, and emerging feelings for another girl in this stunning, heartfelt novel. When Sunny St. James receives a new heart, she decides to set off on a New Life Plan: 1) do awesome amazing things she could never do before, 2) find a new best friend, and 3) kiss a boy for the first time. Her New Life Plan seems to be racing forward, but when she meets her new best friend Quinn, Sunny questions whether she really wants to kiss a boy at all. With the reemergence of her estranged mother, Sunny begins a journey to becoming the new Sunny St. James. This sweet, tender novel dares readers to find the might in their own hearts. About the Author Ashley Herring Blake lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two sons. She is the author of the young adult novels Suffer Love, How to Make a Wish, and Girl Made of Stars, as well as the middle-grade novel Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World.