Barbara Dee

Barbara Dee is the author of Everything I Know About YouHalfway NormalStar-CrossedTruth or DareThe (Almost) Perfect Guide to Imperfect BoysTrauma Queen, This Is Me From Now OnSolving Zoe (Bank Street Best Children’s Books), and Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Barbara is one of the founders and directors of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. She lives in Westchester County, New York, with her family, two naughty cats, and a rescue hound dog named Ripley. Read more about Barbara at BarbaraDeeBooks.com.

Books by this Author

Everything I Know About You
Truth or Dare
Halfway Normal
Star-Crossed
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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. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My messy red hair and my height.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Becky Sharp in Vanity Fair. She's a sympathetic villain, kind of how Elizabeth Bennet is an imperfect heroine. I like characters who are somewhere in the middle.

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’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience.

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