September 2022

Reading Level: 2–3 • Interest Level: 2–3

Emma Sanchez Is NOT Moving Away!

Available: September 2022
Author: Wil Mara
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 1/8” • 64 pp., Meet the Characters Infographic, Excerpts from other Books within this Series, About the Author Section, At Level Content
HC ed.: 978-1-9785-9627-6 • $23.25 | $17.45
eBook: 978-1-9785-9629-0 • $23.25 | $17.45
Paperback: 978-1-9785-9628-3 • $13.35 | $11.60
Izzy loves to hang out with her best friends—Emma and Lissa. When Emma tells Izzy that she’s moving away, Izzy vows to find a way to keep it from happening. From sneaky phone calls to stealing signs, Izzy will do anything to make Emma stay. But Izzy’s schemes aren’t working, and Emma only has so many days left in town. Time is ticking on Operation Best Friends Forever.

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About the Author:
Wil Mara has been writing and publishing for the last 35 years. With more than 300 books to his credit, he has written fiction and nonfiction for both children and adults. In addition to Izzy Jeen the Big-Mouth Queen, Wil is the author of Logan Lewis: Kid from Planet 27 and the middle grade series Twisted. His work has earned him numerous awards, the most recent being the 2019 Literary Lion Award from the Library of Congress, and the 2020 Author of the Year Award from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians. You can find out more about his books at