Lesley Kagen is the author of the national bestseller Whistling in the Dark, Land of a Hundred Wonders, and Tomorrow River. She lives near Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
"Good Graces deftly dwells in '60's Milwaukee. Through her preteen narrator, Sally O'Malley, she (Kagen) evokes the joys, sorrows and complexities of growing up..." -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"A beautifully woven story...You will weep for and cheer on the O'Malley sisters...[and] immediately miss them once the last page is turned." -- Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of These Things Hidden "Moving, funny, and full of unexpected delights, this is one sequel that just might be even better than the original gem. Kagen crafts a gorgeous page turner about love, loss and loyalty, all told in the sparkling voices of two extraordinary sisters." -- Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You "For all the praise garnered for Whistling in the Dark, Good Graces more than lives up to its predecessor." -- School Library Journal "Spend happy hours following the O'Malley sisters through the sweltering summer of 1960 on Milwaukee's West Side. This humorous, passionate novel of childhood is full of evocative local detail and the lives of wild, smart children." -- Milwaukee Magazine