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Individual Author Record

General Information


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Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction

Born: Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Rosenthal was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Paris Rosenthal attends Quest University, a liberal arts school near Vancouver. She was the first woman in her high school to play on the mens basketball team, earned a black belt in Tae Kwon Do with her father, and started a cancer support group at her college. Paris enjoys playing soccer, listening to music, writing, organizing, and making things. Her favorite project was working on the book Dear Girl, with her mother.

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Titles At Your Library


-- ''Dear Girl'', *New York Times Bestseller and Starred Review, School Library Journal