This interview originally ran in April of 2011. Trauma Queen was a 2011 Cybils nominee, a Bookalicious Best Tween Novel of 2011, and a Story Snoops Top Ten for Tweens pick. Leave a comment to be entered to win a copy of Trauma Queen!
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Today we are stepping inside the workspace of Barbara Dee, author of the middle grade novels Solving Zoe, This is Me From Now On, and Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life.… Read the rest
Today we are stepping inside the workspace of Barbara Dee, author of the middle grade novels Solving Zoe, This is Me From Now On, and Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life. Her latest novel, Trauma Queen, was published this month by Alladin M!X:
“Every tween girl knows what it’s like to have a mom who can be a little embarrasing at times. But for Marigold, it goes way beyond embarrassing. Marigold’s single mom is a performance artist, meaning she stages dramatic, wacky performances to express her personal beliefs. Things like wrapping herself in saran wrap for a piece on plastic surgery, or inviting people over in the middle of the night to videotape her sleeping.… Read the rest
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