Pierina Campbell

Book Cover - Finding Bear

Finding Bear

Finding Bear, sequel to The Last Bear, drives a powerful message to young readers as climate change takes hold in the Arctic. April Wood returns to help her friend, Bear the polar bear, who is struggling to navigate this changing world.

Book Cover - Fablehouse


Hidden in the hills on the outskirts of the nearby village, Selworthy, sat Fablehouse. This distance from others gave the fantastical fae an opportunity to invade, a space to amplify the magical tone. However, the setting also represents the seclusion of these young children who have been forced away from the town due to their race.

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The Insiders

Callie, Billy and Ted are the three protagonists of the narrative and each have their own worries to contend with: Callie experiences peer pressure and the heavy impact of secrets, Billy tries to understand his changing family dynamics, and Ted faces the reality of bullying and changing friendship dynamics.

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Yesterday Crumb and the Storm in a Teacup

Yesterday Crumb is pulled away from a life as a mere circus speculation to a new magical adventure every day. This element made the book super enjoyable to read as well as the family and friends Yesterday found along the way.

Book Cover - Felix Ever After

Felix Ever After

Felix Love has never been in love. Felix feels like he never really fits in, being black, queer, and transgender alongside attending a prestigious school and coming from a working class family. Between receiving transphobic messages, his father struggling to accept his transition and his mother fleeing, Felix is confronted with the complexities of gender labels. Callender bravely explores definitions of gender while also raising awareness about never assuming anything.