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

Everything I Know About You
Star-Crossed
Truth or Dare
Halfway Normal
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

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. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A cat. They have an unlimited capacity to entertain themselves, and they never have insomnia.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Crumbs in the butter.

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