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Sally Gardner

Biography

Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner is an award-winning author whose novels have sold more than 1.5 million copies in the U.K. and have been translated into 22 languages. She is dyslexic and is an avid spokesperson for dyslexia. "I strongly believe that dyslexia is like a Rubik’s Cube," she says. "It takes time to work out how to deal with it, but once you do, it can be the most wonderful gift." Sally Gardner lives in London.

Sally Gardner

Books by Sally Gardner

by Sally Gardner - Fiction, Science Fiction, Travel, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

AJ Flynn has just failed all but one of his major exams, and at almost seventeen years old, he sees a future that’s far from rosy. So when he’s offered a junior clerk position at a London law firm, he hopes his life is about to change --- and it does, but he could never have imagined how much. While on the job, AJ finds an old key labeled with his birth date, and he’s determined to find the door it will open. When he does just that, AJ and his group of scrappy friends begin a series of amazing journeys to the past --- 1830, to be exact. And they quickly realize that hardship, treachery, and love haven’t changed too much in almost two hundred years.

Written Sally Gardner and illustrated by Julian Crouch - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Standish Treadwell --- who has different-colored eyes, who can’t read, can’t write, Standish Treadwell isn’t bright — sees things differently than the rest of the "train-track thinkers." So when Standish and his only friend and neighbor, Hector, make their way to the other side of the wall, they see what the Motherland has been hiding. And it’s big...