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I’m a YA author, speaker, and youth writing coach from Mora, Minnesota. My first young adult novel, JERK, CALIFORNIA, about a teen coming to terms with Tourette’s Syndrome released in September of 2008 (Penguin/Puffin) and just received the ALA Schneider Award. Look for two more novels, also with Puffin, in 2009 and 2010. I also love writing for the younger crowd and regularly contribute to ... More
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11/29/2013Scavenger Stop #16!
Welcome to Author Scavenger Hunt Stop #16, and an exclusive interview with R. J. Larson. R. J. is the author of numerous devotionals and is suspected of eating chocolate and potato chips for lunch while writing. She and her husband live in... Read the rest of this post
9/4/2012A Dangerous Prayer
I don't think I ever prayed as much as I did the year before my oldest was born. Simple prayers, really. Father, give us a healthy child. Just a healthy child. Not much else seemed to register as important. My pleas were much the same for the... Read the rest of this post
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1. The Last Martin (Paperback)
    Author: Jonathan Friesen
    Publisher: Zonderkidz
Ages 9-12 04/23/2012
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2. Rush (Paperback)
    Author: Jonathan Friesen
    Publisher: Speak
Young Adults 06/10/2010
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3. Jerk, California (Audible Audio Edition)
    Author: Jonathan Friesen
    Publisher: Recorded Books
N/A 05/18/2010
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4. Jerk, California (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Jonathan Friesen
    Publisher: Speak
N/A 09/04/2008
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Comment by Dixie Phillips on 12/8/2008 at 5:55 PM:
Were you at the Write2Ignite Conference?
I was there and enjoyed it very much.
Comment by J. FitzGerald McCurdy on 10/2/2008 at 8:17 PM:
Hi Jonathan. Congratulations on your win.
Comment by Barbara Jean Hicks on 10/1/2008 at 8:39 PM:
Jonathan--Jerk, California sounds fascinating! I look forward to getting my hands on a copy!
Comment by Jesse Kuhn on 10/1/2008 at 6:52 PM:
Hey Jonathan, congratulations on the JacketFlap booth space contest and best of luck!
Comment by Kristen Remenar on 3/26/2008 at 3:42 PM:
Hi, Jonathan!
The contest sounds like a great idea! I'm wondering about the cost of a paper flyer sent nationwide. I know people's inboxes get full, but if you're sending info to school and public across the country, email is probably more cost-effective, and with all those libraries, even if m... more
Comment by Kimberly Hirsh on 3/24/2008 at 11:57 AM:
Jonathan, as a teacher I would be most likely to notice something left in my box in the mailroom. I get so many emails every day that I tend to only pay attention to ones that are important school-wide announcements or are directed specifically to me.
Comment by Becky B on 3/7/2008 at 9:47 AM:
I will be looking for upcoming release - AND thanks for all of your work with Clubhouse Magazine - can't say ENOUGH good about that!!!! :)
Comment by Jon R. Portrey on 3/6/2008 at 12:13 AM:
Yeah good to meet you, I havent been working on too much. I am trying to get T-shirt designs produced. Other then that I have been working on a Scfi-fiction concept called Earth Dragons. I'm hoping to make a package for Dark horse comics for the book soon.
here is my Childern's book
Comment by Ron Gamer on 3/2/2008 at 12:12 PM:
Greetings close neighbor to the north!
Best wishes on the upcoming release of your book.
Ron Gamer - Chance Series
Comment by Dave Manousos on 2/27/2008 at 12:00 AM:
Hi Jonathan,
Good to meet you.
I can never have enough creative friends.
Best of Luck on your September release!
Until next time, Dave.
Comment by Christine Petersen on 2/16/2008 at 12:07 PM:
It's always good to meet a fellow Minnesotan. Good luck with your novel!
Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/11/2008 at 9:43 PM:
Hey, Jonathan.
Welcome to JacketFlap.
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