FC: All About Margaret Peterson Haddix
1: AAAAAAA | For most of her life and growing up she has lived in Ohio | When she was a little kid she wanted to be a spy
2: . | She went to college at Miami University Of Ohio On one of her semesters in college she lived in Luxembourg for a journalism project.
3: She got her Bachelors degree in Journalism and Creative writing
4: Her mother was a nurse and her father was a farmer who grew, corn, soybeans, wheat, hogs, and cattle.
5: \ | Her first book,"Running Out of Time", was published in 1995 But now she has written over 30 books
6: She won the Sunshine State Young Reader Award for her book "Found" in 2009. Another Award she has won is the Massachusetts Children's Book Award with he book "Found".
7: In 2010 she won the Pennsylvania Young Readers award with her book "Found". Her book "Uprising" won second place in the Buckeye Children's book Award in 2009.
8: Many of her books have been named ALA best books for young adults. Her book "Found" won the Buckeye children's book award in 2009.
9: Her Husband works as a city newspaper editor. | She has worked as a copy editor for the newspaper
10: In the beginning of her writing career she went through a period in which she couldn't get anything published
11: She now lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and two kids. Her kids names are Meredith and Connor.
12: She likes to, read, travel, swim, bike, and go to museums. Everyone in her whole family loves to read
13: In college she worked as an assistant cook. She says she is a terrible singer and actress.
14: Some of her books are: -The Always War -Because of Anya -Double Identity -Just Ella -The Girl With 500 Middle Names -The House On The Gulf -Running Out of Time -The Shadow Children Series -Say What? -Missing Series -Dexter The Tough
15: "Torn" | In the book "Torn" Jonah and Katthrine are stuck in 1611 on Henry Hudson's ship. They figure out that John Hudson (Henry Hudson's son) is missing. So Jonah has to be in his place.
16: But they arrived right before some crew members were going to commit mutiny. John Hudson is blamed for this and put in the shackle. Over the next few days Kathrine tries to get more information about what is going on without being seen.
17: She finds out that they actuallly have found the Northwest Passage. Since Jonah and Katherine are from the future they know this can't be true. But then one of the crew members takes them into the mast. He is really "Second" another time traveler. He explains to them that he is the one who made the Northwest Passage and that Jonah and Katherine have to save time by being the real John Hudson.
18: But to see if they succeed you will have to read "Torn" by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
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