Melanie Crowder

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Melanie Crowder lives on the Colorado Front Range, where she is a writer and educator. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of the young adult novels Audacity and An Uninterrupted View of the Sky and the middle grade novels Parched, A Nearer Moon, and The Lighthouse Between the Worlds. Visit her at

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Books by this Author

The Lighthouse between the Worlds
Three Pennies
A Nearer Moon

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Author Revealed

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Pride & Prejudice

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. I worked for the Forest Service one summer in college. We hiked all over the place mapping streams and snorkeling to count and identify fish species. It was great!

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. Alias

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