Our Brothers at the Bottom of the Bottom of the Sea

It’s the summer, it’s the beach, it’s the Jersey Shore. The sun shines, the waves beckon, and the boardwalk’s hysterical with lights and laughter. What could be possibly go wrong?

Jonathan David Kranz

I was born on an island, Manhattan, but grew up in New Jersey, where I did not go to the beach as often as I would have liked…


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Boston Teen Author Festival

  • Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge, MA
  • September 26, 2015
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Reading: Cape May Court House, NJ

  • Cape May Court House Public Library
  • August 18, 2015
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