Farrar Straus Giroux

Better Than the Best Plan

Weeks before the beginning of summer vacation, seventeen-year-old Ritzy finds herself living alone in the apartment where she and her mom┬áhave been staying for the past three years. Her mom, a free-spirited devotee of holistic living and seeker of self-fulfillment,… Read More ›

The Beauty of the Moment

Sixteen-year-old Susan Thomas finds herself starting high school in a totally new locale, having been relocated by her parents from India to Saudi Arabia to Canada. ┬áHer physician father has set up Susan and her mother in their new apartment… Read More ›

Unclaimed Baggage

Three teenagers end up working together at an Unclaimed Baggage store in small-town Huntsville, Alabama: (1) Doris, an experienced staffer who hires the other two as new employees, and who is something of a social misfit because she is liberal… Read More ›