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The writer’s life in Rapscallion Jones by James Marshall.

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By Stealth and Subterfuge

We knew him when: a master of mischief in Two Bad Bears.

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Built to Spill

Bad eggs and tall orders in McFig and McFly, A Tale of Jealousy, Revenge and Death (with a Happy Ending).

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Fears of a Feather

The Flying Lesson of Gerald Pelican by Nathaniel Benchley.

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Filed Under:  Adventure   Animals   Growing   Parents   Role Models   Scary  

All Shook Up

Are You Going to Be Good? (probably not, no) by Cari Best and G. Brian Karas.

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Filed Under:  Misfits & Renegades   Role Models  

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane

It’s Weird Parents by Audrey Wood.

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Pretty in Beige

Princess diaries, and the portrait of a primatologist as a young girl.

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The Fizzle Box

Heartbreak and highlights from the literary life in Helen Lester’s Author: A True Story.

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Filed Under:  Jobs   Misfits & Renegades   Role Models  

These Three Things

Miss Rumphius and the art of almost happiness.

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Filed Under:  Role Models   Travel   We Are Old  

Flights of Cranky

The upside of anger in Mrs. Biddlebox.

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