WELCOME POST: The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas

Hi, y’all!

We’re so excited launch our blog tour for The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas! This lovely middle grade officially releases TOMORROW, and it is definitely one book you will want to have on your shelf.

The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas is a book that focuses on grief and acceptance through the two main characters. This novel will immediately pull you into the story, and you’ll be left wanting more by the end of it. If you haven’t already, please consider pre-ordering a copy!

For more on this book, check out the tour schedule below! We’re also running a tour-wide giveaway, so make sure to enter if you haven’t already!

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The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas
by Kimberly Willis Holt
Published by Henry Holt & Company
Releasing on January 12th, 2021


Kimberly Willis Holt’s The Ambassador of Nowhere, Texas is a stunning post-9/11 companion to the National Book Award-winner When Zachary Beaver Came to Town.

Decades after the Vietnam War and Toby’s life-changing summer with Zachary Beaver, Toby’s daughter Rylee is at a crossroads—her best friend Twig has started pushing her away just as Joe, a new kid from New York, settles into their small town of Antler. Rylee befriends Joe and learns that Joe’s father was a first responder on 9/11. The two unlikely friends soon embark on a project to find Zachary Beaver and hopefully reconnect him with Rylee’s father almost thirty years later.

This beautiful middle grade novel is a tribute to friendships—old and new—and explores the challenges of rebuilding what may seem lost or destroyed.


KWHKimberly Willis Holt is the author of the Piper Reed series, including Piper Reed, Navy BratPiper Reed, Clubhouse Queen, and Piper Reed, Rodeo Star. She has written many award-winning novels, including The Water Seeker and My Louisiana Sky, as well as the picture books Waiting for Gregory and Skinny Brown Dog. A former Navy brat herself, Holt was born in Pensacola, Florida, and lived all over the U.S. and the world—from Paris to Norfolk to Guam to New Orleans. Holt long dreamed of being a writer, but first worked as a radio news director, marketed a water park, and was an interior decorator, among other jobs. A few years after she started writing, her third book, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, won a National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. She resides in West Texas with her family.


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Up for grabs is ONE (1) physical copy of The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas by Kimberly Willis Holt. This giveaway is open to US residents only and will run from January 11th to January 18th at 11:59 PM CST. To enter, click the link below!


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