Tracy Edward Wymer

Tracy Edward Wymer grew up in Missouri and Indiana. He spent most of his childhood riding his bike, playing neighborhood Wiffle ball games, and reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory over and over again. He is the author of Soar and The Color of Bones, and he is part of the anthology Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Life. When not plowing through stacks of books on his nightstand, he likes to run, write, look for birds, and root for the Kansas City Royals. A long-time educator, Tracy lives with his family in Los Angeles.

Books by this Author

Seventh grader Eddie is determined honor his father’s legacy and win the school science fair in this heartfelt and funny book that School Library Journal says is “perfect for middle school students looking for realism.”

Eddie learned everything there is to know about birding from his dad, including the legend of the Golden Eagle, which Dad claimed he saw once down near Miss Dorothy’s pond. According to his dad, the Golden Eagle had wings wider than a creek and talons the size of...

Author Revealed

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

A. Flying, of course.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Villains are dead to me.

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

A. Abe Lincoln. We would chop wood and talk about emancipating humans. Stuff like that.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Being able to visualize something that's not really there.

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