Author Spotlight: Karen Rivers


In Karen Rivers' newest MG novel, she tackles several challenges tweens will be all too familiar with-evolving friendships, wavering self-confidence, and the eventual realization that sometimes the people closest to you can hurt you the most.

kit-with a lowercase k- is a relatable character that I wish I had seen in books growing up. As a person who struggles with anxiety and the parent of a child with anxiety, this book intrigued me from the start. A carefully layered book, this story is meant to be discussed. After finishing it I immediately: handed it to my nine-year-old, ordered it for book clubs, and sent a link to my school counselors so they could add it to their office libraries.

Read Karen's interview below for more details!












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