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Lygia Day Peñaflor

Lygia became a writer by writing letters to a friend she met on a cruise ship when she was 14. She is the author of UNSCRIPTED JOSS BYRD (Macmillan) and ALL OF THIS IS TRUE, which will be published by HarperTeen US, Bloomsbury UK, and translated in several countries in  summer 2018. Lygia also teaches child stars on television and movie sets. Her students have included cast members of Gossip Girl, Boardwalk Empire, Law & Order SVU, I Am Legend, and others. She lives with her husband on Long Island where she rides horses and watches reruns of everything.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction
   All of This Is True (2016)
   Unscripted Joss Byrd (2016)
   Creep (2022)
Lygia Day Peñaflor recommends
Trouble Girls (2021)
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"I wanted to fill their gas tank and buy them a bag of groceries. I rooted for Trixie and Lux so hard. You will too."
How to Make Friends with the Dark (2019)
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"Tiger Tolliver is so vulnerable and real, you’ll want to turn your porch light on and have the spare room ready for her. In How to Make Friends with the Dark, Kathleen Glasgow’s prose begs and pleads and grasps at the light, like a prayer."

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