Dunces Rock

Edge of Flight

"A great story of collaboration, determination, and doing your thing. It rocks!" — Caroline Pignat

"Witty banter and larger-than-life explosions of joy and friendship" — Kirkus Reviews

When Principal Hale cancels the Drama and Music program at Oakview Public School, Josh and his friends concoct a series of madcap schemes to rescue Magnolia’s acting ambitions and Wilmot’s shot at rock’n’roll glory.  But with Wilmot’s rock-hating father and their arch-nemesis Stacey Hogarth against them, can the Dunces defeat the powers of adulthood and save Drama and Music?

Finalist for the 2015-2016 Red Cedar Award!

Dunces Anonymous

Edge of Flight

"Spot-on plotting and a great cast of characters!" — Gordon Korman

"Never has losing been such laugh-out-loud fun!" — Tim Wynne-Jones

Josh Johnson’s mother wants him to run for Class President. Josh just wants to run and hide. If only there were a club for downtrodden 11-year-olds to escape from their parents’ ambitions! But since no such club exists, Josh has to invent one — a club called Dunces Anonymous.

Soon, Josh and his friends Wang and Magnolia are busy concocting crazy schemes to free kids from their parents’ good intentions.

Finalist: Ottawa Book Award, Silver Birch Award, Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award