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Ami Polonsky

Biography

Ami Polonsky

Ami Polonsky is the debut author of GRACEFULLY GRAYSON. She grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, and was a teacher until the birth of her first son.

Ami Polonsky

Books by Ami Polonsky

by Ami Polonsky - Children's 9-12, Fiction, Friendship
The day 12 year-old Clara finds a desperate note in a purse in Bellman's department store, she is still reeling from the death of her adopted sister, Lola.
By that day, 13 year-old Yuming has lost hope that the note she stashed in the purse will ever be found. She may be stuck sewing in the pale pink factory outside of Beijing forever. 
Clara grows more and more convinced that she was meant to find Yuming's note. Lola would have wanted her to do something about it. But how can Clara talk her parents, who are also in mourning, into going on a trip to China?
by Ami Polonsky - Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Grayson Sender has been holding onto a secret for what seems like forever: "he" is a girl on the inside, stuck in the wrong gender's body. The weight of this secret is crushing, but sharing it would mean facing ridicule, scorn, rejection, or worse. Despite the risks, Grayson's true self itches to break free. Will new strength from an unexpected friendship and a caring teacher's wisdom be enough to help Grayson step into the spotlight she was born to inhabit?