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The Girl Who Grew Nasty Things
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Reading Level: 2-3 • Interest Level: 5-8
Where Did My Family Go?
Author: Wil Mara
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 1/8” • 120 pp • For Young Adult and Middle Grade Readers • Hi-Lo, Page-turning Fiction • Authentic Voices and Gripping Stories • Subject matter is diverse and relatable to all backgrounds
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Michael Cooper wakes one morning to a horrifying reality...his family isn't the same as when he went to sleep the night before. For that matter, neither is anything else. What's worse, everyone thinks he's lost his mind and that everything's just fine.
About the Author: Wil Mara is a veteran author with more than 200 books to his credit, both fiction
and nonfiction, for children and adults. His work for children includes more than
150 educational titles for the school and library markets, and he has also ghostwritten
five of the popular Boxcar Children mysteries. His titles have received
excellent reviews not only from consumers but also in all respected journals,
such as SLJ, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book, Children's Literature, and others. His
first novel for adults, 2005’s Wave, won the New Jersey Notable Book Award.
More recently, his thriller Frame 232 reached the #1 spot in its category on
Amazon, won the Lime Award for Excellence in Fiction, and was a finalist for the
Christy Award. The hit 2014 feature film Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, was
based on his novel The Draft, published by St. Martin's Press in 2006. He is also an associate member
of the NJASL, and an executive member of the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Center for the
Book; an affiliate of the US Library of Congress.