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John Corey Whaley



John Corey Whaley grew up in the small town of Springhill, Louisiana. He has a B.A. in English from Louisiana Tech University, as well as an M.A in Secondary English Education.

He currently teaches at a middle school in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 2008 he was a semi-finalist for the Amazon.com Breakthrough Novel Award.
 
Awards
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book winner (2012) : Where Things Come Back


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