Deb Caletti

Deb Caletti is an award-winning author and National Book Award finalist. Her many books for young adults include StayThe Nature of Jade; and Honey, Baby, Sweetheart, winner of the Washington State Book Award and the PNBA Best Book Award, and a finalist for the PEN USA Award. Her books for adults include He’s Gone and her latest release, The Secrets She Keeps. She lives with her family in Seattle.

Books by this Author

A Heart in a Body in the World
Essential Maps for the Lost
The Last Forever
The Story of Us
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Knowledge is power."

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet Michelangelo, though conversation would be a problem unless he's been studying English in his spare time Up There. How about I just watch him work instead?

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Anyone who has the guts to pursue what they are passionate about.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To play the piano with the kind of dramatic, flying fingers you see in the movies.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Ramona the Pest

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