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2  Born in Washington Court House, Ohio April 9, 1964  Her father was a farmer and her mother was a nurse  She wanted to have a career that was far out and “Only in dreams”  She grew up on a farm halfway between Washington Court House, Ohio and Sabina, Ohio

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4 Margaret Peterson Haddix travels a lot since she is a writer. Many of her books include lots of traveling and some areas that are special to her. This shows that her writing and her life are connected. A few of the places she has been to are Wayne, Indiana, Indianapolis, and Danville Illinois.

5  Missing Series  Running Out of Time  Game Changer  Shadow Children Series  Her most popular genres: Science Fiction, Mystery, Realistic Fiction, Fantasy and more.

6  People think her books tell society what is really going on in the world of fiction.  Critics think that if you are looking for a good mystery… Haddix’s books are the way to go.  People have commented that her books respect her reader’s intelligence.  Young and old readers mostly love the weird and fun situations in her books.  People think that she is one of the most interesting contemporary American Authors.  Margaret is very good with putting lots of detailed adventure in many of her books. Margaret Peterson Haddix Margaret Peterson Haddix’s newest book, Game Changer.

7 A Junior Library Guild Selection (1995) Edgar Award Nominee (1996) A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults (1997) Arizona Young Readers Award (1998) Nutmeg Book Award Nominee (1999) Nebraska Golden Sower Award (2000) Nevada Young Readers Award (2001) Sunshine State Young Readers Award (2002) Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominees (2003) A New York Public Library for the Teen Age (2004) A Junior Library Guild Selection (2005) Wyoming Soaring Eagle Book Award Nominee (2006) Buckeye Children’s Award Nominee (2007) Pacific Northwest Young Readers Award (2008) Texas Lone Star Reading List Grades 6-8 (2009) Maud Hart Book Lovelace Book Award (2011) Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominee (2012) 

8  New Books  Info for starting a report/biography  Links with places to buy books, info about books, listing of all books, reviews  Plot outline and discussion guides of books  Comments or questions or Facebook fan page  Reading list  TV interview ahug.com/books-alive  Her motivations for writing

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