Barbara Dee

Barbara Dee is the author of several middle grade novels including Maybe He Just Likes You, Everything I Know About YouHalfway 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.

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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’s your best quality?

A. A sense of humor.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A balmy, sunny afternoon in July. I plunge into a cool, empty, bug-free pool and swim uninterrupted for as long as I want.

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

A. The ability to throw a great party.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My messy red hair and my height.

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