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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Debbie Dadey  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Children; Children;

Born: 1959 in Morganfield, Kentucky

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Illinois Connection

Dadey lived in Aurora.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dadey was a teacher in Kentucky, became a librarian. Was a Freelance writer with Argus Communications; was an instructor at University of Kentucky; a contributing editor for Writer's Digest from 1998-2002. She currently resides in Tennessee.

Selected Titles At Your Library

The other side of magic /
ISBN: 0765359839. OCLC Number:

Starscape,. New York :. ©2009.

Natalie is surprised to learn that her classmates Penny and Luke are apprentice Keyholders, protecting the border between the real and magical worlds from goblins sent by the evil Queen of the Boggarts. Natalie is even more surprised to find out that she could be a Keyholder, too, if she forms a link with a rat named Buttercup. Will Natalie choose to join the Keyholders?

The worst name in third grade /
ISBN: 0439720001. OCLC Number:

Scholastic Inc.,. New York :. [2007], ©2005.

Bridgett Butt is in a rut! Bridgett always gets teased about her name. And now to make things even worse, her favorite teacher is moving away. The new teacher, Miss Snotgrass, isn't nearly as nice. Bridgett's best friend has a new best friend. And something is wrong with Bridgett's dog.

Tattle tails /
ISBN: 0786816783. OCLC Number:

Volo,. New York :. ©2002.

"Harry is tattle-telling on the dogs at Barkley's School. He's getting all the dogs in trouble--especailly Jack. And Jack doesn't like that one bit. Then Harry tattle-tells on Sweetcakes, and things really get out of control"--Page 4 of cover.


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