We are very excited to have Avi here in Stillwater! Avi, named by his twin sister Emily, is a world-renowned writer of over 60 children and young adult books. His novels include winner of the Newbery Medal, Crispin: Cross of Lead, and Newbery Honor Books, Nothing but the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi's books tell mysterious, fantastical, and historical tales.
In his newest book, Catch You Later, Traitor, it's 1951, and twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a regular kid in Brooklyn, New York, who loves Sam Spade detective books and radio crime dramas. But when an FBI agent shows up at Pete's doorstep, accusing Pete's father of being a Communist, Pete is caught in a real-life mystery. Could there really be Commies in Pete's family?