ALPH coverA Junior Library Guild Selection for Fall 2016

“As she did in Flying the Dragon (2012), Lorenzi sympathetically captures the challenges of cultural relocation. A warm, sensitive, realistic portrait of a Muslim boy adjusting to contemporary America.” ~ Kirkus Reviews

“Filled with details about Pakistani and Muslim life…Lorenzi’s novel offers a sensitive look at the cultural merging that accompanies immigration.” ~ Publishers Weekly

Coming on September 6, 2016!




Flying the Dragon bookcover

 Awards & Honors:

· IndieBound Kids’ Summer Next List 2012

· NY Public Library’s – 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

· CCBC Choices 2013

· Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year

· IRA Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards, Intermediate Fiction Honor Book

· Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Master List 2014-2015

· Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List 2013-2014

· Maud Hart Lovelace Minnesota Youth Reading Awards Master List 2016-2017


My books are available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieBound, among other retailers.

If you’d like a personalized signed copy of my books, contact my local indie bookstore, Hooray for Books!