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Individual Author Record

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Genre: C:CHILDREN C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction

Born: 1964 in Washington Court, Ohio

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Haddix was a part-time instructor at the Danville Area Community College and a freelance writer in Danville from 1991-93.

Biographical and Professional Information

Haddix is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed teen and middle-grade novels. A graduate of Miami University in Ohio, she worked for several years as a reporter for The Indianapolis News and taught at the Danville Area Community College in Illinois.

She currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.


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Awards

-- """Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphry"""

-- *Children's Book Award, International Reading Association in 1997

-- *Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

-- *Best Book for Young Adults, YALSA, 1997

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-- """Running Out of Time"""

-- *Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for Social Studies and the Children's Book Council, 1996

-- *Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, YALSA, 1997

-- *Best Book for Young Adults, YALSA, 1997 *Children's Book Award, International Reading Association's American Library Association Best Book