Meet the Author: Barbara Dee

January 15, 2021 from 1:00-1:30 PM| Audience: Students in Grades 4-8

A former English teacher and attorney, Barbara Dee is the author of several middle-grade novels including Maybe He Just Likes You, Everything I Know About You, Halfway Normal, and Star-Crossed. Dee's most recent book is entitled, My in the Fish Tank. Her books are included on many best-of lists, including the ALA Rainbow List Top Ten and the NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

In the FAQs section of her website, when asked why she writes about serious topics, she replied, “…Reading about characters who face similar challenges can be empowering. And if you’re a kid who hasn’t personally faced those challenges, reading can open your heart, help you to develop empathy.”

During this live webcast, author Barbara Dee, our host Emily Godfrey, and our students will participate virtually.


Suggested Resources

Barbara Dee’s Website
Everything I Know About You Reading Group Guide
Halfway Normal Book Club Questions
Maybe He Just Likes You Reading Group Guide
Star-Crossed Book Club Questions

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