Praise for the EllRay Jakes series:
“Warner is a dead-on observer of playground politics, and has a great ear for dialogue.”
—School Library Journal
“…ideal for reluctant readers.”
“Young readers can identify with EllRay, who is neither a bad seed nor a goody-two-shoes; he and his sense of humor are just right.”
Honors for the EllRay Jakes series: EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken: Junior Library Guild selection, Scholastic Book Club selection, Texas Bluebonnet Award 2012-13, 2013 California Collections selection, BPL's 2012 Summer Reading List; EllRay Jakes is a Rock Star: Junior Library Guild selection, Scholastic Book Club selection; EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank: Junior Library Guild selection.