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Individual Author Record

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Genre: C:CHILDREN C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction

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Heider lives in Chicago, where she is a member of the theater company Barrel of Monkeys. Through the company, she teaches creative writing to 3rd - 5th graders.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Winn Heider is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children and Young Adults program.


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Titles At Your Library


Awards

-- "The Mortification of Fovea Munson"

-- *Middle Grade Debut Pick, Indies Introduce Winter/Spring, 2018

-- *Kids' Indie Next List Pick, Summer 2018

-- *Junior Library Guild Selection

-- *Illinois READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019

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-- "The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy"

-- *Starred Review, School Library Journal