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Jennifer Mathieu

Biography

Jennifer Mathieu

Jennifer Mathieu started writing stories when she was in kindergarten and now teaches English to middle and high schoolers. She lives in Texas with her husband, her son, her dog and two cats. Nothing bad has ever been written on the bathroom stall about Jennifer. At least she doesn't think so. THE TRUTH ABOUT ALICE is Jennifer's debut novel and DEVOTED is her second.  
 

Books by Jennifer Mathieu

by Jennifer Mathieu - Fiction, Social Issues, Women’s Issues, Young Adult 14+
Vivian Carter is fed up. Fed up with an administration at her high school that thinks the football team can do no wrong. Fed up with sexist dress codes, hallway harassment, and gross comments from guys during class. But most of all, Viv Carter is fed up with always following the rules. Viv's mom was a tough-as-nails, punk rock Riot Grrrl in the '90s, and now Viv takes a page from her mother's past and creates a feminist zine that she distributes anonymously to her classmates. She's just blowing off steam, but other girls respond.
by Jennifer Mathieu - Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

When 11-year-old Dylan Anderson is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovering of 15-year-old Ethan Jorgensen, who had gone missing four years earlier. Dylan’s older sister, Caroline, can’t help but wonder what happened to her brother, who has nonverbal autism and isn’t adjusting well to life back home. There’s only one person who knows the truth: Ethan. But Ethan isn’t sure how he can help Caroline when he’s fighting traumatic memories of his own captivity.

by Jennifer Mathieu - Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Rachel Walker is devoted to God. She prays every day, attends Calvary Christian Church with her family, helps care for her five younger siblings, dresses modestly and prepares herself to be a wife and mother who serves the Lord with joy. But Rachel is curious about the world her family has moved away from and believes that her homeschooling and church can not answer her questions. 

by Jennifer Mathieu - Youth Fiction

Rumor has it Alice Franklin is a slut. It's written all over the "slut stall" in the girls' bathroom: "Alice had sex in exchange for math test answers" and "Alice got an abortion last semester." After Brandon dies, the rumors start to spiral out of control. In this remarkable debut novel, four Healy High students tell all they "know" about Alice--and in doing so reveal their own secrets and motivations, painting a raw look at the realities of teen life.