That's right, we are in MASSACHUSETTS!
Praise for Keep It Together, Keiko Carter:
"Sweet and smart." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Charming...fans of Lisa Greenwald and Wendy Mass will enjoy this book." -- Booklist
"Florence's tween drama will resonate." -- School Library Journal
“The moment I saw the cover, my heart soared: an Asian American main character who is every bit the All-American girl. This is the book I wish I could take back in time and give to my tween self. I am so thrilled that today's readers get to have Keiko Carter.” -- Christina Soontornvat, Newbery Honor-winning author of A Wish in the Dark
“Keep It Together, Keiko Carter takes an honest look at friendship fallouts and changing family dynamics with sweetness and sincerity that will make you cheer for Keiko as she learns to manage it all without losing herself.” -- Jessica Kim, author of Stand Up, Yumi Chung!
"In this deft, empathetic, and humorous narrative, Debbi Michiko Florence has expertly captured the joy and heartbreak of middle school." -- Andrea Wang, award-winning author of Magic Ramen, The Many Meanings of Meilan, and Watercress
“A beautiful coming of age story. Keep It Together Keiko Carter shines with friendship changes, first crushes, and a perfect, heartwarming ending.” -- Julie Abe, author of Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch
"Keep It Together, Keiko Carter navigates friendships, crushes, and self-discovery with such heart – my seventh grade self would have adored this book!" -- Mae Respicio, award-winning author of The House That Lou Built and Any Day with You