Kekla Magoon is an award-winning author of books for children and young adults. Welcome to her online home.

Shadows of Sherwood

★ “This exciting page-turner will undoubtedly be a hit.” —SLJ

“A compelling reboot of the Robin Hood myth.” –Rick Riordan, bestselling author of Percy Jackson and the Olympians

“Magoon cleverly weaves elements of the Robin Hood tale into this futuristic story about social justice, friendship, and identity. The wily kid heroes and thrilling adventures will appeal to young readers.” ―Horn Book Magazine

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★ “Riveting…”  —Shelf Awareness

★ “…completely absorbing…richly gritty.” —Kirkus Reviews

★ “a powerful, fully credible reimagining” —BCCB

★ “a satisfyingly complete, never simplistic story” —Booklist

★ “…maintains a suspenseful, poetic grip…” —Publishers’ Weekly

★ “…an eye-opening look at an important historical figure.” —SLJ

“[A] powerful, page-turning story.” —Muhammad Ali

“One of the best books I have read in quite a while.”  Chris Rock

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How It Went Down

★ “A particularly timely title that can create dialogue and provide understanding…” —VOYA

★ “[A] resonant chorus of voices…” —Publishers Weekly

★ “…sobering yet satisfying…” —Kirkus Reviews

“Heartbreaking and unputdownable…” —School Library Journal

“…a stark yet captivating read that is both relevant and necessary.” —L.A. Times

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Infinity Riders (Voyagers #4)

Coming March 2016…the fourth installment of the blockbuster series: VOYAGERS.

Earth is in danger! A team of twelve-year-olds are sent on a vital mission to visit six distant planets and return with elements that will save humanity. Do they have what it takes to survive the journey? Do you?

Bestselling authors DJ MacHale, Robin Wasserman, Patrick Carman, Kekla Magoon, Jeanne DuPrau, and Wendy Mass bring the stories to life on the page and the adventure continues online through the interactive Voyagers game.

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