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. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising three terrific kids.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading.

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 be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Italy, probably Rome or Venice.

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