All of Me is a new Middle-Grade verse novel from Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan

Critical Acclaim for ALL OF ME

 "All of Me is for anyone who has been in search of a tribe, in love with a friend or in need of answers to questions that they can’t bring themselves to ask. In other words, everybody."

-- San Diego Union Tribune

"Baron’s free-verse poetry is immediate and lyrical, allowing us access to Ari’s thoughts and feelings in a way that prose would not. Baron’s first-person narration allows the reader to experience Ari’s pain and revelations, both of which are balanced with moments of grace and beauty....highly recommended for readers of all ages."--Bookpage

"Tackling such difficult subjects as anti-Semitism, self-harm, and family instability with heart-breaking honesty and grace, All of Me deftly explores the complex layers of what it means to come of age. Baron’s evocative verse beautifully expresses the depth of Ari’s feelings; he will be a lifeline to anyone unsure of how they fit in the world."--Joy McCullough, National Book Award nominated author of Blood Water Paint

"I LOVE THIS BOOK. A moving and raw story that will stay with me."-- Remy Lai, author of Pie in the Sky

"In page after page of gorgeous verse, Chris Baron tells a story of hard-won healing, self acceptance, and hope."-- Jarrett Lerner, author of EngiNerds and the Geeger the Robot series

“Chris Baron’s gorgeous debut shines with strength, vulnerability, and humor. Ari’s journey to  self-acceptance is hopeful and inspiring.”--Jen Petro-Roy, author of Good Enough:A Novel

"Ari's story of love and loss and learning to live life on his own terms broke my heart and put it back together again. Beautiful and necessary!" - Kelly deVos, author of Fat Girl on a Plane

"Baron’s writing is quick-witted and full of depth, allowing complicated characters to navigate growing up, identity and struggling with heavy things — not just body image and bullying but absent parents, self-harm, faith, first loves, interrupted friendships and more. The book is compelling, hopeful and a total page-turner."-- The Voice of San Diego magazine

"A powerful story, beautifully told. Highly recommended."--Middle Grade Minded Blog--

Lantern Tree: Four Books of Poems including the poetry book: Under the Broom TreeCityWorks Press 2012.

San Diego Book Award Winner for Best Poetry Anthology


The Baron Journals, a Collaboration with Artist and Author Randall Hasson

© 2018 Chris Baron

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