Barbara Dee

Barbara Dee is the author of nine middle grade novels including Everything I Know About You, Halfway Normal, and Star-Crossed. Her books have received several starred reviews and been included on many best-of lists, including the ALA Rainbow List Top Ten, the Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, and the NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. Star-Crossed was also a Goodreads Choice Awards finalist. Barbara is one of the founders of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. She lives with her family, including a naughty cat named Luna and a sweet rescue hound dog named Ripley, in Westchester County, New York.

Books by this Author

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

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

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Never learning to touch-type.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. She's smart, but not as smart as she thinks.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. A generous spirit, a good sense of humor, and tact.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My messy red hair and my height.

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