MJStormstruck72Cov​Huge cheers to John Macfarlane for making the Kirkus Best Books of 2015 list! STORMSTRUCK, published by Holiday House, is ​described by Kirkus as “an exciting adventure with true depth,” STORMSTRUCK tells the tale of 12-year-old Sam who, determined to save his elderly Labrador retriever Pogo, sets sail for an island off the coast of Maine. Congratulations to John and all the other authors whose great books made it on the list!

To view the whole Best Middle-Grade Books of 2015 list, please visit https://www.kirkusreviews.com/issue/best-of-2015/section/middle-grade/? Also don’t miss Kirkus’ wonderful review of STORMSTRUCK: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/john-macfarlane/stormstruck/.