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Thursday, October 25, 2012

It's official-

If you read it in Publisher's Weekly, it must be true.
 My next book has officially been announced:

Andrea Pinkney at Scholastic has acquired the tentatively titled The Way to Stay in Destiny by Augusta Scattergood, author of Glory Be. In her new story, 12-year-old Theo comes to a small Florida town in 1974 with Uncle Chester, his new guardian whom he doesn't really know, to take up residence in Miss Sister Grandersoles's Rest Easy Rooming House and Dance Academy; there he discovers piano, baseball lore, friendship and a renewed sense of family. Publication is scheduled for 2014. Linda Pratt at Wernick & Pratt Agency did the deal for North American rights.

SO EXCITED!

13 comments:

sophiesmom said...

Augusta, I am so happy this story is published. Can't wait to see the finished work!

Lyn Schloemer said...

Well I can't wait! I am already intrigued.

Augusta Scattergood said...

Thanks! Can you tell I'm excited to be able to finally share this news? :)

Crystal Joyce said...

I am so happy for you!!! My book club students just started reading Glory Be and can't put it down! They love it!!!!! I can't wait for the new book!!!!!

Carol Baldwin said...

Hooray and congratulations!! Exciting!

jaimiengle said...

Wow! How very exciting for you. I can't imagine how glorious the taste to finally see all your hard work coming to fruition. You deserve the bragging rights, baby!
If you'd like an e-interview to pass around your news, I'm at www.jaimiengle.com and you can see how I promote featured artists. Would love to help you spread the word!
Congrats again... I'll check out Glory Be in the meantime!

Aimee Reid said...

Augusta,

I'm thrilled for you--but not surprised. :-)

I can't wait to be charmed by this next book.

Augusta Scattergood said...

Thanks, all. And Crystal- I'll look forward to our SKYPE visit.

See you soon, Aimee! In real life, in Miami. :)

Susan said...

I can't wait to get to know Theo! Congratulations, Augusta.

Laura Murray said...

Congratulations Augusta!! It was great to be on the first books panel at the Miami SCBWI conference last year with you - AND to be introduced to and hearing about the "making" of GLORY BE! Really looking forward to reading your new book too! - Laura

Theodora said...

That makes my day, Augusta. I'm so happy for you. I knew Theo would come to life on library and bookstore shelves, just like Glory!Congrats, my friend!

Augusta Scattergood said...

Thanks so much, Susan, Laura, Teddie.

Can you believe Miami 2013 is around the corner?
Hope to see you there, Laura. (You, too, Teddie. :) )

Joyce Moyer Hostetter said...

Wow! That's terrific, Augusta. Way to go.