Jennifer Mathieu is the author of Devoted and The Truth About Alice, the winner of the Children's Choice Book Awards' Teen Choice Debut Author Award. She teaches middle and high school English in Texas, where she lives in the Houston area with her husband and son.
"A thoughtfully rendered story of the healing power of friendship in the wake of trauma, Afterward is equal parts hopeful, moving, and nuanced." --Julie Murphy, New York Times-bestselling author of Dumplin' and Side Effects May Vary"A brave story about the transcendent power of friendship, told with remarkable grace." --Ava Dellaira, author of Love Letters to the Dead"The author of Devoted and The Truth About Alice writes another electrifying tale of self-discovery and the powerful effect relationships have on the human mind." --School Library Journal, starred review"Compelling." --Kirkus Reviews"Heartbreaking and heart mending, Afterward is a beautifully crafted novel that shows the power of hope and the resilience of one incredible boy and the people who care about him." --Christa Desir, author of Bleed Like Me and Fault Line"Afterward is a perceptive depiction of recovery from a trauma most of us have only read about in the news. Fans of Jennifer Mathieu's earlier books should be ecstatic: this is her best one yet." --Cammie McGovern, author of Say What You Will and A Step Toward Falling