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Author Birthdays: Apr 9 Margaret Peterson Haddix

Happy birthday to American author Margaret Peterson Haddix! She has written many books for children.

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If you are unfamiliar with her work, don't fear! Below are some titles in Juvenile and Young Adult Fiction!

Juvenile Fiction:

Dexter the Tough  Dexter the Tough

A sympathetic teacher and her writing assignment help fourth-grader Dexter deal with being the new kid in school after he punches a kid on the first day.


Found  Found (Book 1 of The Missing)

When thirteen-year-old friends Jonah and Chip, who are both adopted, learn they were discovered on a plane that appeared out of nowhere, full of babies with no adults on board, they realize that they have uncovered a mystery involving time travel and two opposing forces, each trying to capture them.


Young Adult Fiction:

Among the Hidden  Among the Hidden (Book 1 of Shadow Children)

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.