Loiacono Literary Agency takes on Carl Watson’s Silent Journey!
Silent Journey is an uplifting, young adult adventure novel about a deaf fourteen-year-old boy and his dog.
Following an accident that took his mother’s life eight years before, Scott is discovered to be deaf. His father, now a single parent, has a job that often takes him out of the country, leaving Scott to stay with one relative after another.
Through trials and temptations, accomplishments and seemingly defeating challenges, Scott dreams on of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own.
Carl Watson is the author of Kid Clay (W & B Publishers), the young adult, award-winning novel of his grandfather’s adventures of running away from home as a teen to become a real cowboy in the late 1800s. Watson is a former regional advisor for the North Texas Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators where he received the SCBWI Haynes Award. An outstanding educator, having earned his master degree in education administration from Texas Wesleyan University, he received a Fellowship from the Fort Worth National Bank to continue studies in creative writing. He has also organized children’s book writers’ conferences, taught creative writing in public schools, and published articles and stories in juvenile magazines. On top of all that, he’s volunteered on both national and local levels with the Boy Scouts of America and has traveled extensively on their behalf.