From the Mixed Up Files

A Tribute to Old Favorites

Posted by on May 16, 2011 in From the Mixed Up Files, middle grade | 2 comments

I blogged this morning for “From the Mixed Up Files” about five of my very favorite books as a middle grade reader, and how they shaped me as an author today. You can read that post (please do!) right here: As an adult, I’ve found it interesting to have the perspective about how certain things from our childhood shape us, and books should certainly be included in that. Looking back, I realize that even if the genre is different, and the characters certainly are, that the themes I write about aren’t so...

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