Jenni L. Walsh Author Page

The Newtown Bookshop is thrilled to be able to offer these amazing books by one of our favorite local authors, Jenni L. Walsh! 

We are so excited that Jenni's new book, I AM DEFIANCE will be available February 2021, you can preorder your copy now!

Jenni is able to personalize any of her books to you!

Be sure to include who to personalize each book to in the comment section of your order. 

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I Am Defiance: A Novel of WWII Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338630763
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

Jenni L. Walsh delivers a gripping story about a real-life youth resistance group in World War II Germany, and about the power of thinking for yourself in the fight against hatred.

Brigitte tries not to ask questions. They don't seem very welcome at her League of German Girls meetings, where she and her friends learn about their duties to Hitler's war effort.


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Hettie and the London Blitz: A World War II Survival Story Cover Image
By Jenni L. Walsh, Jane Pica (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781515883333
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Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2021

London schoolgirl Hettie hears the whispers and sees the worry creeping across her parents' faces. She watches as the windows in her home are blacked out. She helps her dad build a bomb shelter. She learns how to wear a gas mask.


Malala Yousafzai (She Dared) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338149043
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 1st, 2019

Meet Malala. Get inspired.

Malala Yousafzai always knew she wanted to become a doctor someday. But a new extremist group in her home country of Pakistan wanted to stop girls from going to school.

Malala knew what was important, and so she spoke out. Even after she was attacked on a bus for her views, she persisted.


Bethany Hamilton (She Dared) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338149029
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 1st, 2019

Meet Bethany. Get inspired.

Growing up in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton loved to surf. But one day, she was in her favorite place, out on the waves, when a tiger shark suddenly attacked. Thirteen-year-old Bethany lost her left arm.

As she fought to recover, Bethany wondered: Would she ever surf again?


Side by Side: A Novel of Bonnie and Clyde Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765398444
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Forge Books - April 23rd, 2019

"Full of charm and sly humor, SIDE BY SIDE tells the story of Bonnie and Clyde’s slide from lovebirds to jailbirds—and what an action-packed story it is! Vivid storytelling and a few shots of humanity breathe new life into this notorious duo. This book should be on everyone's "most wanted" list this summer." -- Elise Hooper, author of The Other Alcott


Becoming Bonnie: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765390196
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Published: Forge Books - May 22nd, 2018

Perfect for readers of Paula McClain, Lisa Wingate, and Hazel Gaynor, and fans of Bonnie and Clyde, Breaking Bad and Netflix's The Highwaymen, Jenni L. Walsh's sparkling debut tells the story of Bonnie Parker as it's never been told before—in her own words.