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Genre: C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction

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Charbonneau graduated from Millikin University with a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance and then continued on to DePaul University for her Masters Degree in Opera Performance.

Biographical and Professional Information

Joelle Charbonneau has performed in opera and musical-theater productions across the Chicago area. She is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Testing trilogy and the bestselling Dividing Eden series, as well as two adult mystery series and several other books for young adult readers. Her YA books have appeared on the Indie Next List, YALSA’s Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and state reading lists across the country.


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Awards

-- """The Testing"""

-- *New York Times Best Seller

-- *Number 1 Indie Next Pick

-- *Top 10 YALSA Nomination

-- *VOYA Top Shelf for Middle School Readers 2013 list

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2014

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-- """Independent Study"""

-- *New York Times Best Seller

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-- """Graduation Day"""

-- *Indie Next List, 2014

-- *New York Times Best Seller

-- *USA Today Best Seller

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-- """Dividing Eden"""

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018

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-- """NEED"""

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2016

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-- """Verify"""

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2020