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Julie Berry

aka Julie Gardner Berry

Julie Berry isthe youngest of seven clever children, none of whom are children anymore, but they’re all still clever. She spent her early years desperate to catch up to what they were reading, and sit at the big kids tablw.Julie has four boys.She received an M.F.A. in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of the Fine Arts, where she learned from many talented and committed writers for young people. The Amaranth Enchantment was the second novel she wrote in school, and the first one to sell to a publisher. Since then she's written Secondhand Charm, and the Splurch Academy for Disruptive Boys series with my older sister, Sally Faye Gardner, as the illustrator. Other novels are in the works.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2014) : All the Truth That's In Me
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book nominee (2017) : The Passion of Dolssa

Julie Berry recommends
Blood Rose Rebellion (2017)
(Blood Rose Rebellion, book 1)
Rosalyn Eves
"Romance sizzles and deadly magic crackles in Rosalyn Eves’s electrifying debut. Prepare to be spellbound."
Mapping the Bones (2018)
Jane Yolen
"A compassionate, unflinching, unforgettable Nazi labor camp Hansel & Gretel tale woven by America's finest spinner of Holocaust stories for young readers."

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