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Margaret Peterson Haddix

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Margaret Peterson Haddix was born in Washington Court House, Ohio on April 9, 1964. She received bachelor's degrees in English/journalism, English/creative writing, and history from Miami University in 1986. Before becoming an author, she was a copy editor for The Journal-Gazette, a newspaper visa mer reporter for The Indianapolis News, an instructor at Danville Area Community College, and a freelance writer. Her first book, Running Out of Time, was published in 1995. She has written more than 30 books including Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey, Just Ella, Turnabout, The Girl with 500 Middle Names, Because of Anya, and Into the Gauntlet. She also writes the Shadow Children series and the Missing series. She has won the International Reading Association Children's Book Award and several state Readers' Choice Awards. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre


Verk av Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Hidden (1998) 5,836 exemplar
Found (2008) 3,440 exemplar
Among the Impostors (2001) 2,857 exemplar
Just Ella (1999) — Författare — 2,769 exemplar
Running Out of Time (1995) 2,560 exemplar
Among the Betrayed (2002) 2,416 exemplar
Among the Barons (2003) 2,213 exemplar
Among the Brave (2004) 2,007 exemplar
Among the Enemy (2005) 1,872 exemplar
Among the Free (2006) 1,843 exemplar
Sent (2009) 1,783 exemplar
Into the Gauntlet (2010) 1,582 exemplar
Dubbel Identitet (2005) 1,511 exemplar
Sabotaged (2010) 1,312 exemplar
Torn (2011) 960 exemplar
Turnabout (2000) 910 exemplar
Palace of Mirrors (2008) — Författare — 905 exemplar
Dexter the Tough (2007) 851 exemplar
Uprising (2007) 794 exemplar
Caught (2012) 766 exemplar
The House on the Gulf (2004) 562 exemplar
The Strangers (2019) 507 exemplar
The Girl With 500 Middle Names (2001) 462 exemplar
Escape from Memory (2003) 408 exemplar
The Always War (2011) 388 exemplar
Risked (2013) 368 exemplar
Say What? (2004) 328 exemplar
Because of Anya (2002) 302 exemplar
Leaving Fishers (1997) 295 exemplar
Revealed (2014) 255 exemplar
Takeoffs and Landings (2001) 214 exemplar
Redeemed (2015) 195 exemplar
Claim to Fame (2009) 195 exemplar
Under Their Skin (2016) 177 exemplar
Game Changer (2012) 151 exemplar
Children of Exile (2016) 142 exemplar
Full Ride (2013) 137 exemplar
The Deceivers (2020) 128 exemplar
The Summer of Broken Things (2018) 120 exemplar
Remarkables (2019) 117 exemplar
Palace of Lies (2015) 95 exemplar
Swashbuckling Fantasy: 10 Thrilling Tales of Magical Adventure (2006) — Bidragsgivare — 77 exemplar
Children of Refuge (2017) 67 exemplar
The School for Whatnots (2022) 63 exemplar
The Messengers (2021) 63 exemplar
In Over Their Heads (2017) 60 exemplar
Children of Jubilee (2018) 40 exemplar
Falling Out of Time (2023) 28 exemplar
The secret letters (2022) 27 exemplar
Sought (2013) 21 exemplar
Rescued (2014) 18 exemplar
The Missing Collection (2011) 17 exemplar
Thad, the Ghost, and Me (2011) 4 exemplar
Desaparecidos - Vol.2 (2014) 1 exemplar
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Eldprovet (2010) 1 exemplar
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Columbus, Ohio, USA
Miami University of Ohio (BA - Creative Writing and Journalism)
Kort biografi
Margaret Peterson Haddix (born April 9, 1964) is an American writer known best for the two children's series, Shadow Children (1998–2006) and The Missing (2008–2015). She also wrote the tenth volume in The 39 Clues, published by Scholastic.

Haddix grew up on a farm about halfway between two small towns: Washington Court House, Ohio, and Sabina, Ohio. Her family was predominantly farmers and she grew up in a family of voracious readers. Some of her favorite books growing up included E.L. Konigsburg books, Harriet the Spy, Anne of Green Gables, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, Anne Frank, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, and The Little Princess.

She graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with degrees in English/journalism, English/Creative writing, and History. While in college, Haddix worked a series of jobs. She was an assistant cook at a 4-H camp, but almost every other job has been related to writing. During college, she worked on the school newspaper and had summer internships at newspapers in Urbana, Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Haddix chose to pursue fiction writing after her husband, Doug, became a news reporter, because she did not want to be his employee. Her previous work as a reporter inspired her to write fiction. After documenting a wide variety of topics, she wanted to create her own plots and characters. Haddix experienced a long period of having her writing rejected by publishers before her first two books were accepted in 1995 and 1996. Her first book was Running Out of Time, published when Haddix was pregnant with her second child, and her first child was one and a half years old. Her second book, Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey, followed shortly after. The Summer of Broken Things, written in 2018, is Haddix’s most recently published stand-alone book.

Haddix has written more than 30 books for children and teenagers, including Running Out of Time, Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey, Leaving Fishers, Just Ella, Turnabout, Takeoffs and Landings, The Girl with 500 Middle Names, Because of Anya, Escape from Memory, Say What?, The House on the Gulf, Double Identity, Dexter the Tough, Uprising, Palace of Mirrors, Claim to Fame, The Always War, Game Changer, the Shadow Children series, and the Missing series. She also wrote Into the Gauntlet, book 10 in The 39 Clues series. Her books have made New York Times Best Seller lists and American Library Association (ALA) annual book lists and they have won the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award and more than a dozen state reader's choice awards.

The New York Times’ best-selling author currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Doug, and their two children, Meredith and Connor.

Haddix has received the International Reading Association Children's Book Award, Champions league, some ALA listings on Best Books for Young Adults and Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, The National Kids Award, and readers' choice lists in more than 29 states.



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4.5 stars

This was a fun book that kept me turning the pages to figure out what was going on!

I liked the female minister character, as it's not something I see in books very often, especially not children's books. I thought that was a great, low-key way to work in questions about God. The entire plot of the story centers around identity, which was thought-provoking, as well.

Note: God's name was misused a handful of times, and evolutionary theory was stated as fact.
RachelRachelRachel | 45 andra recensioner | Nov 21, 2023 |
While I liked the emphasis on friendship, the mystery was too easily solved (by myself and by the main character), and the science fiction aspect, which drew me to the book in the first place, was practically nonexistent.
RachelRachelRachel | 2 andra recensioner | Nov 21, 2023 |
I remember reading this as a kid and loving it. It's just as good as I remember!

Luke is a "shadow child," a third child forbidden by the government. He's spent his entire life in hiding, only meeting his parents and two older brothers. One day, he sees the face of a girl in the window of a house where he knows two boys already live, and takes the risk of leaving his house to meet her. Jen wants to take on the government, demand that they recognize third children, and wants Luke to join her.

The book is thought-provoking, suspenseful, and just the right length!
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RachelRachelRachel | 224 andra recensioner | Nov 21, 2023 |
This book continues to follow Luke as he joins a boarding school using a false identity. He struggles to fit in and there are things about the school and students that don't add up; he needs to figure out whom he can trust with his secret.

Like the first book in the series, this one has good pacing and is suspenseful. I figured out one of the plot twists, but not all of them.

This is supposedly for ages 8-12, but I don't think I would want my 8-year-old to read it. There's one scene where the main character notices the other boys drawing pictures of naked girls instead of taking notes (which was completely irrelevant to the story and added nothing to it), and the name-calling/hazing was a bit heavy-handed (for an 8-year-old), in my opinion.… (mer)
RachelRachelRachel | 48 andra recensioner | Nov 21, 2023 |



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