Rising: Dispatches From the New American Shore
2018 National Outdoor Book Award
Frequent Campus Reads Selection | IndieNext Pick
Published June 2018 | 320 pp
Hailed as "deeply felt" (New York Times), "a revelation" (Pacific Standard), and "the book on climate change and sea levels that was missing" (Chicago Tribune), Rising is both a highly original work of lyric reportage and a haunting meditation on how to let go of the places we love.
International Bestseller | Bellweather Prize for Fiction
Now an Academy Award Nominated Major Motion Picture
Frequent Community Reads Selection | Book Club Favorite
Published March 2008 | 368 pp
In Jordan's prize-winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal. It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta farm—a place she finds foreign and frightening. In the midst of the family's struggles, two young men return from the war to work the land.
Outrun the Moon
2017 PEN Center Literary Award in Young Adult Lit
Asian Pacific American Library Association Award
Library Association Award for Young Adult Lit
Published May 2016 | 400 pp
In this new novel set against a unique historical backdrop, Mercy Wong, a strong-willed and spirited Chinese-American girl leads a cast of diverse characters in this extraordinary tale of survival.
The Birds of Opulence
Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence
Chaffin Award for Appalachian Literature
Frequent Community & Campus Reads Selection
Published February 2016 | 216 pp
From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street comes an astonishing new novel. A lyrical exploration of love and loss, The Birds of Opulence centers on several generations of women in a bucolic southern black township as they live with and sometimes surrender to madness.
Everyone Knows You Go Home
Latinidad Best Debut Book | International Latino Book Award Winner
Frequent Campus Reads Selection
Published April 2016 | 400 pp
From the acclaimed author of Chasing the Sun comes a new novel about immigration and the depths to which one Mexican American family will go for forgiveness and redemption.