Best-selling Author Jennifer A. Nielsen Visits Marie Murphy School

New York Times Best-selling author Jennifer A. Nielsen will be visiting students at Marie Murphy School on Friday, October 7th! Ms. Nielsen has written both fantasy and historical fiction, Her new novel, Lines of Courage has recently been released.

Learn more about the author and her work here.

Order any books on this page from The Book Stall, your local indie bookstore, and receive a 10% discount. This discount is already built into our online pricing! Each copy will be signed by the author! I

Deadline to order: Wednesday, Oct. 4th. Books will be available for pickup, delivery, or shipment (whichever you choose) that week! We'll alert you when your order is ready, or on the way to you. If you choose "School delivery" we'll deliver your order directly to your child at school.

IMPORTANT: To have your order delivered to your child at school, at check-out please choose "school pickup." Then enter your student's full name, grade and how you want your books signed in the "Order Comments" section of your online order! We NEED the name so we know where to deliver your books!

For example, a note in the "Order Comments" section would read:  "Jane Bunting, 7th grade. to Janey"

To Review:  When you order online, you have the choice of 

  • In-store pickup: $0.00. We'll notify you when your order is ready, and you can pick up your books at The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street in Winnetka. 
  • School pickup: Choose this option and enter the student's name  and grade, and signing instructions in "Order Comments," and we'll deliver your order to school.
  • Ground Shipping: $5.00 or $10.00  (This option means your book will be mailed to you at home, via Media Mail or 2-Day)
Lines of Courage By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338620931
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Press - May 17th, 2022

Jennifer A. Nielsen, award-winning author of A Night Divided and Rescue, artfully weaves together the stories of five kids living through World War I, each of whom holds the key to the others' futures...


The False Prince (The Ascendance Series, Book 1) By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780545284141
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 2013

New York Times bestseller The False Prince thrills with wild twists and turns, danger and deceit, and the revelation of hidden identities that will have readers rushing breathlessly to the end.

In a discontented kingdom, civil war is brewing.


A Night Divided (Scholastic Gold) By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780545682442
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 24th, 2018

A stunning thriller from NYT bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west.

A Night Divided joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!With the rise of the Berlin Wall, Gerta finds her family suddenly divided.


Words on Fire By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338275780
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 4th, 2022

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen transports readers to a corner of history with this inspiring story of a girl who discovers the strength of her people united in resisting oppression.

Danger is never far from Audra's family farm in Lithuania.


Resistance (Scholastic Gold) By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338148503
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 2nd, 2021

New York Times bestseller Jennifer A. Nielsen tells the extraordinary story of a Jewish girl's courageous efforts to resist the Nazis.

Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps.


Rescue By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338621013
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Press - May 3rd, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a thrilling World War II story of espionage and intrigue, as one girl races to save her father and aid the French resistance.

Six hundred and fifty-seven days ago, Meg Kenyon's father left their home in France to fight for the Allies in World War II, and that was the last time Meg saw him.