Barbara Dee

Barbara Dee is the author of Everything I Know About YouHalfway Normal (Junior Library Guild selection, YALSA Booklist “Surviving Middle School,” starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal), Star-Crossed (2017 Goodreads Choice Award Finalist, 2017 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best List, King County Public Library Best of 2017, 2018 ALA Rainbow List nominee), and six other middle grade novels. Barbara is one of the founders and directors of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. She lives with her family, including a naughty cat named Luna and a sweet hound named Ripley, in Westchester County, New York. Read more about Barbara at BarbaraDeeBooks.com.

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Everything I Know About You
Truth or Dare
Halfway Normal
Star-Crossed
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. You don't have to figure it all out at once.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A balmy, sunny afternoon in July. I plunge into a cool, empty, bug-free pool and swim uninterrupted for as long as I want.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Dara Torres. She's an Olympic champion, a great sport, and an inspiring mom.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My messy red hair and my height.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising three terrific kids.

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