Thursday, August 6, 2009


Look what's here!

From left to right: Beautiful, amazing, shiny, incredible, first-I've-ever-seen hardback copy of Operation Yes; back of promotional postcard with stellar flap copy on it; front of promotional postcard with same glorious cover on it; pinch-me-I'm-going-to-be-in-the-Scholastic-Book-Fair edition.

And if that's not enough, here are the two blurbs that appear on the back cover of the hardback edition:

"Transformative, inspirational, and just plain fun, Operation Yes is a book that not only nudges readers to look around and ask 'Where am I?' but may just give them the courage to create answers all their own." --- Linda Urban, author of A Crooked Kind of Perfect

"Operation Yes grabbed me on page one---how I would have loved to have been a student in Room 208! Sara Lewis Holmes provides a heartfelt and honest look inside the lives of military families with an unforgettable cast of characters. There's only one word for this book: Yes!" --- Barbara O'Connor, author of How to Steal a Dog

Would now be a good time to tell you that the blog and website for Operation Yes is up and running?

Come see me!


  1. That all just makes me happy. I'm looking forward to more people reading the book and seeing all the wonderful reviews and, of course, when that inevitable first child comes up to the desk at the library and asks me for it and I can be all, "Oh, yeah, I know her."

  2. Congratulations!!! All of you look stunning :)! Love the new website. YES!!!

  3. I'm so happy for you and proud of you and Yes Yes Yes!!!

    (Also, really cute haircut!!)

  4. Oh, Sara!!! I love the cover!! It's perfect.

    And, well, you KNOW I love the book.

    Hearty congrats.

  5. Congrats. It looks really great! I am planning to write a review of the book. I loved it and think it would be a great read for the beginning of the school year.

  6. Congratulations, Sara! The book and the blog both look terrific!

  7. Seven WOOT!s... Can you hear me cheering from Tennessee? Congratulations!

  8. Congratulations, Sara! I love that cover, and your happy face!

  9. I am so honored to have my name associated with this stunner of a book. YAY SARA!!!!

  10. Oh congratulations, Sara! They look beautiful! I can't wait to read your new book - spotted an ARC when I was at ALA and had to use major restraint not to walk off with it, but there's not long to wait now! Congrats!


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