Barbara Dee's ninth middle grade novel, EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT YOU, will be published by Aladdin/S&S in June, 2018. She had two middle grade novels published in 2017: STAR-CROSSED (Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist, Chicago Public Library Best of the Best List, King County Public Library Best of 2017, 2018 ALA Rainbow List top ten, 2018 CBC Notable Books List) and HALFWAY NORMAL (Junior Library Guild selection, starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, 2018 CBC Notable Books List). HOW TO SURVIVE QUICKSAND will be published by Aladdin/S&S in Fall, 2019. Barbara is one of the directors of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. She lives with her family in Westchester County, NY.