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David Arnold

Biography

David Arnold

David Arnold is the author of MOSQUITOLAND (Viking/Penguin, 2015). Previous jobs include freelance musician/producer, stay-at-home dad and preschool teacher. He is a fierce believer in the power of kindness and community. And chips. He believes fiercely in chips. David is represented by Dan Lazar at Writers House.

David Arnold

Books by David Arnold

by David Arnold - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Mental Health, Young Adult 13+

Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell.
It begins with the death of Vic’s father.
It ends with the murder of Mad’s uncle.
The Hackensack Police Department would very much like to hear it.
But in order to tell their story, Vic and Mad must focus on all the chapters in between.
 
 

by David Arnold - Family Life, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland. So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way. But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty and what it means to be sane.