S: The Life of Wendy Mass
FC: The Life of Wendy Mass | By Sophie Levine
1: Wendy Mass was born in Livingston, NJ. She graduated from Tufts University with a degree in English.
2: She now lives in Sparta, New Jersey with her husband and twins.
3: Wendy Mass has written 11 fiction books that have been translated into 14 different languages.
4: The first fiction book Wendy wrote was A Mango-Shaped Space.
5: Wendy truly started to enjoy writing when she was in 5th grade. By high school she knew she wanted to be a writer. Her first book was about their dog turning into a goat and eating everyone. She co-wrote it with her sisters.
6: Some of Wendy's favorite authors are Suzanne Collins, Gordon Korman, Carrie Ryan, Lisa Graff, Jay Asher and more!
7: As a kid she loved Judy Blume and as a teenager she loved Allegra Maud Goldman. She loved to read. Her favorite subjects in school were reading and writing.
8: Besides writing, she is also a mom and a wife. She is a mom to her twins Griffith and Chloe, and a wife to her husband Mike.
9: Wendy also has one brother, one sister and one half sister. Her brother's name is Zack, her sisters name is Niketti, and her half sister's name is Matachanna.
10: Her favorite candy bar is Snickers
11: Her favorite movie is Princess Bride
12: Wendy's hobbies are looking for treasure with her metal detector and collecting candy bar wrappers. She also enjoys hiking and photography.
13: While working as a TV producer, she got to write a screen play for Mr. Monk. It was called Mr. Monk Goes to the Movies.
14: Wendy has written many books including ... 11 birthdays,13 Gifts, The Candymakers, Every Soul a Star, Heaven looks a lot like the Mall, Twice Upon a Time Rapunzel, Leap Day, Twice Upon a Time Sleeping Beauty, A Mango -Shaped Space and Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life.
15: My favorite book is 11 Birthdays. It's a really good book. It is about a girl and a boy that are born on the same day at the same time and become best friends. One day they get in a huge fight and for the first time they don't have their birthdays together. After that, the day of their birthday kept repeating.
16: In the beginning of the book Amanda and Leo are born. Then they have their first birthday together at the same place, same time and in the same party room.
17: In the middle of the book Leo and Amanda get in a huge fight on their 10th birthday and they don't talk to each other for a whole year. When they both turn 11, they have septate parties for the first time ever. Then the next day their birthday keeps repeating itself and everyone still thinks its their birthday.
18: In the end of the book Leo and Amanda make up and every thing goes back to normal.
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